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Spend smart: 8 Steps to a budget that sticks

Rate this article and enter to winWhere does the money go? What happens to the missing socks? To one of these questions, you can finally get the answer. Some of us might be new...
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What to discuss with health care providers

Sometimes people feel awkward asking questions or explaining how they’re feeling to health care providers. But offering information will help them help you. Here are some tips: Explain any symptoms in detail. Make a list of...
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10 tips for having a blast on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you think you’re the only one with a tight budget, think again! In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 50 percent of respondents said their approximate weekly budget for...
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Swipe or no swipe?: 5 practical tips for using credit cards

Rate this article and enter to winWhen the cashier asked Jayasai J., a first-year medical student at The University of Toledo in Ohio, if she wanted to apply for a credit card and receive...
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Take charge of your credit: What it means and how to make it stronger

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s never too late to start building or improving your credit. Whether you have good credit, are looking for ways to improve it, or have no idea what...
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The 10-dollar challenge: How to eat healthfully on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re like many students, you need to stretch your dollars when it comes to food. Here’s a challenge: Make 10 dollars worth of groceries into enough meals...
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Thrifty Threads: How students dress well and spend less

Rate this article and enter to winHaving a hard time dressing without stressing about debt? Four inspired undergrads demo how it’s done.Tenzin YangzomFirst-year student in nursing program at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Massachusetts“This...
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5 tried-and-true money saving tips for students

Rate this article and enter to winGet used to hearing this one—higher education is expensive. You’re either feeling the effects now (oh hey, side hustle to your side hustle and attending lots of irrelevant...
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Keep your weekend busy…but free

Rate this article and enter to winAs students, we feel constant pressure to save, manage, and budget our money. There are so many things that can get in the way of doing so, but...
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RUN with your PASSION: How exercise can make a difference

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever participated in a physical activity that raised money or awareness for a cause you care about? In a recent Student Health 101 survey, more than...