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Posted August 07, 2015 by

College Life 101: A Student’s Guide to Saving Money in School

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Happy student with a money at the school desk on the white background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Students need to be their own personal financial managers. They also need to be financial planners, looking at future expenses. How can you survive the money pit of college? By planning and managing your money vigilantly. Avoiding overspending and accumulating high credit card balances are important goals for success.

Books and Materials

One of the first major expenses is textbooks. You can save significantly by renting your books. Many students buy used books and materials. Make sure that any interactive materials, such as CDs, website codes, and more, are transferable. Some students share books, especially when they have different class periods.

Materials, such as art supplies, can wreck a budget. Ask your instructor if any stores offer student discounts. Sometimes, you need a voucher or coupon from the college; but, generally, your student ID is sufficient. How much can you save? Up to 25 percent on average. (more…)

Posted March 30, 2015 by

Leaving the Nest: 3 Tips for a Smooth Transition

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Woman labeling moving box at home. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As graduation day and taking on your first real job get closer, the realities of true adulthood and independence begin to show themselves. This may feel like a scary time, but like most young adults, you’ll simply learn how to handle situations as they come. But to get you started, these three tips will help manage some of the more pressing issues. (more…)

Posted March 02, 2015 by

Find a Great Career as a Debt Counsellor in Debt Relief Companies

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Mid-adult couple meeting with financial planner. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Debt relief companies help people in financial distress, to get rid of the burdensome debts. They are credit advocates helping people in improving their financial status. They basically conduct financial consultations in an attempt to educate the consumer and suggest appropriate remedies. Their core services are aimed at offering an alternative to credit counseling, bankruptcy and debt consolidation. Their chief role is to represent the consumer and become his advocate, while restoring financial stability at the earliest possible. Debt relief companies are looking for smart, compassionate and energetic individuals as debt counsellors for helping all those Americans who are in financial crisis, with individual customer service, education, and of course, debt relief. (more…)

Posted February 12, 2015 by

How Getting A Master’s Helps Your Image With Employers

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Happy business people talking on meeting at office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When almost everyone in the skilled job market presents resumes with experience and bachelor’s degrees, they all blend in and no one really stands out. Finding the right avenue to pursue to get your dream job will take effort and it’s usually enough to help a candidate land a job, but going further and obtaining a master’s degree improves prospective employee’s images with potential employers. Take a look at some ways a master’s degree can show that you are more capable and willing to grow. (more…)

Posted September 03, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs as a Recent Graduate and Want to Play Up Your Travel Experience? Skills You Should Highlight

If you’re a recent graduate interviewing for jobs and believe your travel experience can help you, the following post shares some skills you should talk about.

You’ve just returned from a big trip abroad. Maybe it was the post-graduation backpacking trip you always dreamed of, or maybe it was the career break you desperately needed. But now you’re back in the real world. And you need a job. You’ve lined up some interviews, but are

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Posted August 11, 2014 by

About to Become an Entrepreneur as Your Entry Level Job? 3 Secrets for Success

If you are about to pursue an entry level job as a business owner, you should know these three secrets for success found in the following post.

Promise me something. The next time you update your resume (which you should do frequently, even if you’re not looking for a job), you will scrub it completely of the words self-starter, highly-motivated and driven. Why, you ask? Because you’re lying to yourself. The reality of being a self-starter The reality is that it’s easy

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Posted March 31, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Don’t Allow Your Credit to Hinder Your Job Search

As an internship finder, you have the opportunity to gain work experience in a particular field that can benefit your job search.  However, if you have bad credit it might affect your ability to land a job.  Learn how to improve your credit in the following post so that it does not hinder your job search.

Featured: Not Featured This is a post by Anna Hicks. It’s a catch-22: to take on an unpaid internship, you often have to go into debt or rack up money on your credit cards. However, if you don’t manage your credit properly, you could prevent yourself from turning that internship into a full

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Posted June 20, 2013 by

Top 4 Money Management Skills Every College Student Should Know

College is difficult financially for students, which is why you need basic money management skills to get through it with the least amount of debt possible. This includes learning how to budget, getting financial aid and loans, and understanding how interest works. Take a closer look at these top money management skills every college student should know. (more…)

Posted June 04, 2013 by

What’s Next For Graduating Millennials?

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Tru Pettigrew, Founder of Tru Access

The question in the title of this post is on the hearts and minds of thousands of millennials and their parents across the nation during this graduation season. What used to be a pretty standard process of graduate college – get a job in “your field” – get your own apartment – get married – and start a family, is not so standard anymore. (more…)

Posted December 04, 2012 by

Changing the Way You Look at Your Money

CollegeRecruiter.comHow do you see your financial situation?  The answer can impact the way you regard money.  In the following post, learn methods that allow you to see your finances in a more favorable light.

Whether you realize it or not, psychology plays a powerful role in your finances. How you look at money can actually determine how you spend and save. If you’re looking for ways to change the way you view money, look no further. Put these effective thought-altering strategies to the test and see how they affect your finances!

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