4 Important Money Management Tips for College Students

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In 2017, the average student graduated already $40,000 in debt. That’s a large deficit to start your career with. Because of this, smart money management for college students is crucial. If you want to feel financially free, start working on it now. Here are 4 tips to help manage your money in college to avoid financial minefields. 1. Leverage Your Student Status Businesses and services alike often...

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Can You Trust Online Banks?

Think of all the money-related things you do online—pay your bills, check your statements, and even make deposits. Now think of the last time you went to an actual bank, whether through the drive-through or in the door. Personally, I can’t remember the last time I went to my bank’s brick-and-mortar building. This got me thinking about online banks, or Internet banks. I’ve heard a lot about...

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My first money management skills

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A special thanks to TD Canada Trust for today’s sponsored post. I didn’t really start thinking seriously about money until I was 21 or so.  Before that, I had the nebulous idea that saving was good, but debt was normal, and taking care of my money meant balancing those two things.  I had already done my part by racking up a lot of debt, including over $10,000 in credit card debt and several...

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