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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5 Money Tips for College Students

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Start an emergency fund Having an emergency fund is a must for anyone, but starting while you’re still in college gives you a good start.  By keeping a bit of money in a savings account, you won’t have to go into debt for small, unexpected bills and you will have a nice starting point to build on for after you graduate. Photo Credit: Lawrence OP via Flickr   Startingan emergency fund in college...

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