Posts Tagged ‘budget’

Things to Consider Before Moving Out

By Maniyah Goodwine So you are ready to move out. You’ve reached a point where you crave your own space, and a little bit of freedom. Here are some of the basic things you need to know before deciding to take the final step of moving out. Depending on your relationship with your parents, moving…

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Creating A Budget

By: Maniyah Goodwine Budgeting is a necessary skill at any financial stage. Budgeting gives us a clear overview of our spending habits and can be especially useful when looking to take on a new financial endeavor, such as moving out or buying a car. In order to live life on a budget you must first…

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Dash for the Holiday Cash

By Maniyah Goodwine The holiday season has rolled by, and now you’re sitting on a nice chunk of gift money. While the new year marks the end of a season and sales are usually at an all-time high, there are better ways to manage your money. Follow these guidelines and make the most of your…

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The Holidays on a Budget

By Maniyah Goodwine That time of the year has come – the holidays have rolled in with the potential to wipe out your wallet if your are not prepared. Whether it be Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukah, or another holiday celebration, gift giving is usually involved. Exchanging gifts does not mean spending a majority of your money…

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Trick for Cheap: A Guide for Halloween on a Budget

By Maniyah Goodwine What if I told you that the most frightening thing about Halloween wasn’t the ghouls, goblins, zombies, or ghosts, but rather the costs? Students shell out hundreds of dollars every Halloween, adding yet another expense to their already sparse budgets. Halloween doesn’t have to be a horror story in your wallet. Costumes:…

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Counting Your Coins in College

By Maniyah Goodwine Who doesn’t like saving money? In college saving money can seem like an insurmountable task as students often find their expenses outweighing their small (if any) income. They find themselves getting caught up in the hustle and bustle of college life, spending money without a second thought. The parties, the Ubers, the…

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