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Halloween on a Budget

October 26, 2016

Halloween is the scariest time of year, apart from when Aunt Doris makes her awful green bean casserole at Christmas. One thing that shouldn’t be scary is the contents of your wallet (or lack thereof), by spending a ton this holiday. Here’s a guide to a spooky Halloween on a budget!

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7 Top Camping Spots to Experience This Summer

June 29, 2016

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If you’re someone who’s always up for adventure, you know just how to avoid spending the summer cooped up indoors. You don’t need a high roller’s vacation budget to have a ridiculously fun time closer to home. Here are seven of the most beautiful camping spots to hit up before fall semester comes around. With so many places to explore in every corner of the country, it’s time to gear up and get out there to enjoy the sunny season with your friends!

Southern California: Sycamore Canyon Campground

Want to escape to the wilderness without leaving the city too far behind? This campground is a favorite, but not so popular that it’s lost its charm! Enjoy a fun campfire on the beach along with a nice, leisurely hike when you visit this spot just outside of Los Angeles.

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Heartfelt Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Romantic on a Budget

February 10, 2016

Valentines Day Ideas on a Budget

It’s February and Valentine’s Day is almost here! It’s definitely a time for the romantics and lovebirds. Showing others how much you care is always important and appreciated. However, many people feel pressured to pull out all the stops on Valentine’s Day. That can be especially tricky for students and recent grads. If money is tight, don’t worry about it! It’s not about how much you spend. It’s about expressing your true feelings! Continue reading

How To Get Your College Budget On Track

January 19, 2015

 

Tips to get your college budget on track.

Many of us are coming out of the post-holiday haze and realizing that we’ve spent more money over the past few months than we anticipated.

We weren’t thinking about the textbooks we would need in January when we were buying all of those Moguards as Christmas gifts in December (yes, even Grandma got one).

What are we poor college students to do when our wallets, bank accounts, and bellies are empty in the New Year? Never fear! There are some simple strategies we can implement to get our income moving in the right direction. Continue reading