Going back to school is expensive no matter what grade or level of education you’re at but nothing compares to the costs associated with attending University or College. As September approaches, it’s a good time to start planning and budgeting for the year ahead. Here are some of our tips to help students save money when the new semester rolls around:
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It can be tough to figure out if you’re finally ready to take the plunge and buy your own home or if you should keep renting. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before making any decisions.
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Whether it’s your first time buying a car or not, here’s a list of the things you should avoid before buying a car.
Don’t Spend More than you Have
Being able to budget well is a really important skill to possess – especially when it comes to keeping your own financial situation in check. Buying a car is a big investment. You can’t just cross your fingers and hope you’ll be able to make your payments each month.
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Going on vacation is rarely cheap. Between the costs for hotels, flights, car rentals, attractions, and meals, going away can really set you back money-wise.
But the cost of going away shouldn’t deter you from giving yourself (and your family) a much needed break! Here are some cost effective alternatives to a traditional vacation:
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Almost everyone has some kind of savings goal in mind. Whether you’re saving up for a new car, a down payment on a home, a vacation abroad, your retirement, or even just a rainy day/emergency fund, it’s a good idea to have a firm plan in place to help you track exactly where your money is going and how much of it is ending up in your savings account.
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