College & University Money Tips


36 Supereasy and Fun Ways for Teens to Make Money

If you’re wondering how to make money as a teen, these creative tips will inspire you! My teen niece works after school as an ice skating coach and earns $20 per hour. Not all jobs for teenagers make that much money, of course — but if you’re creative and practical, you can find those hidden gems. These ideas for teens range […]

How Debt Increases Self-Esteem – The Upside of Financial Debt

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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 year program…and barely made it […]


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. One of the best ways […]


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 can’t get close to them […]


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 goals is an upward spiral […]

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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 Skype,” writes Lynn Jacobs and […]


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 pay off your student loan […]