College & University Money Tips


36 Profitable Ways for Teens to Make Money Today

Teenagers, you want to start earning money today! I get it. These money-making tips go beyond the traditional, slow “how to find a job” ideas you find when searching the internet. These profitable ways for teens to make money will take you a step further, and make your job more interesting and creative. I started […]

Profitable Ways for Teens to Make Money Today

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How to Know if You Should Drop Out of College

Is dropping out of college the right decision for you? Here’s how I decided if I should stay in my two year MSW (Master of Social Work) program. My decision-making strategy – and the end result – may help you know if you should drop out of college. I loved the first semester of my two […]


How to Get Money for College

Here are five tips on how to get money for college, plus links to jobs and job search tips for college students. I learned how to get money for college the hard way – I have two undergraduate degrees and one graduate degree! Paying for college is a financial challenge, but you can do it. […]


How to Get Good College Grades When You’re Stressed About Money

These tips for college students stressed about money are inspired by a reader. He asked how to get good grades when he’s worried about his college loan debt… “How do you get better grades when you’re stressing about money?” asks M. on How to Get Better Grades for College Students. “I have academic goals but […]


8 Money Saving Tips for College Students – Beyond the Basics

If you’re a college student with the usual financial concerns, you need these money savings tips! They go beyond the basics – they’re from financial advisor and author Randy Loren. “Success produces success, just as money produces money.” ~ Diane Ackerman. The more you save money, the more money you’ll have to save! Achieving your financial […]

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6 Easy Tips for Succeeding at College

You know that dealing with stress and developing good study skills are the best tips for succeeding as a college student. But wait, there’s more! Here are six college tips that will take you a long way. “The single most underutilized resource at college is the office hour, now available in-person, by e-mail, or by […]


How to Save Money for College – 5 Long-Term Money Saving Tips

Saving money for college doesn’t happen overnight. These long-term money saving tips will help you avoid taking on huge student loan debt. Even if you have to apply for a student loan to pay for college tuition and books – the less money you spend during the academic year, the more money you’ll have to either […]


7 Ways to Save Money on Back to School Spending

These seven ways to save money on school spending not only help you achieve your financial goals, they’ll help your kids learn the value of a dollar! “On average, according to the National Retail Federation, a family with children in kindergarten through 12th grade will spend about $549 preparing for school each year,” says Ethan Ewing of […]