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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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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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20 ways to manage your money when you don’t have much

Rate this article and enter to winIf you think you’re especially horrible at managing money—you’re not. And if you think students are especially horrible at managing money—they’re not. In fact, our entire species is...
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The beginner’s guide to budgeting

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the great things about beginning a new term or academic year is that it’s much like New Year’s-you get the chance for a fresh start. That’s...
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The balance beam: Prioritizing & managing your time

Rate this article and enter to winElizabeth M., a Texas Ph.D. student, only has time to write her thesis at night. She used to come home from school, head to a bedroom to work,...
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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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Breaking budget?: 6 steps to smart spending

Rate this article and enter to winWhere the money goes is a brutal mystery—unless we plan and track our spending. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 91 percent of students thought keeping a budget would...
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Building blocks for budget-friendly meals

Rate this article and enter to winAre you so busy that it feels like there’s barely time for eating, let alone planning meals and cooking? Kristan Y., a student at the College of Southern...
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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...
Your everyday money mistakes: 5 ways to spend smarter

Your everyday money mistakes: 5 ways to spend smarter

Rate this article and enter to winExcept for those times when a credit or debit card is a necessity, seriously consider leaving it behind. In studies, using cash is consistently associated with lower spending,...