Posts Tagged ‘financial literacy’

Spring Break Ideas

It’s spring break season again. While some of your friends opted for trips to Miami or some other warm weathered destination you opted to stay at home for one reason or another. Just because you stayed at home doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a week of boredom. Here are a few alternatives you can look…

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Valentine’s Day 2019

It’s Valentine’s Day, and you haven’t planned a single thing. You’re panicking and stressed out. It’s always nice to indulge in the holiday, but sometimes that’s hard when we’re in college between classes and pay days. Here are some last minute, budget friendly ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2019! Treat yourself. It’s not a secret…

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New Year, New Savings

New Year’s resolutions may seem cliché but they are a great way to usher in a new beginning. Make some of those resolutions financial goals and start preparing yourself for the future. Become debt free. Moving into the new year without the baggage of the year before is always a step in the right direction.…

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Summer Travel Guide: Part 1

By: Maniyah Goodwine In college, summer breaks are longer than they were in high school. You might associate vacation with being expensive and unobtainable – but with the right planning, it can be simple and fun. Create a plan. The first step is developing a plan. You must choose where you are going, how you are…

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Be Financially Smart When Buying A Car

By Maniyah Goodwine If your are tired of taking the Rutgers buses and ordering Ubers and Lyfts, you might be ready to buy a car. Maybe your job, internship, or volunteer work is located quite a distance from you. There are several factors you must keep in mind. Affordability: Creating a budget beforehand is crucial…

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Financial Literacy Month

Since 2003, the United States has recognized April as Financial Literacy month. The purpose of Financial Literacy Month is to inform and educate students on the topic of financial literacy – or how money works. Financial Literacy Month is not just limited to educating students about financial options while they are in school, but helping…

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