Being broke is what college is all about. Nothing teaches you more about budgeting than trying to eat, drink and have fun on a very strict budget. Sometimes we look back at our college experience and wonder how we made through those weeks where we had to make twenty bucks last through weekend and still [ Read More ]
At first when I read this article from Bloomberg Businessweek about how college isn’t for all high school graduates, I immediately disagreed with what I was reading. It wasn’t until reading all of it (and after some reflection) when I realized that the writer could have a valid argument there. Let’s face it: Some of us [ Read More ]
For many of you, the only way to pay for college is to take out loans. I can relate, as I have thousands of dollars in debt tied to my name from college. While my mother nagged me constantly after I graduated about saving up to pay back my loans, it didn’t really hit me [ Read More ]
Lots of people choose to enter the professional world instead of heading to a 4-year college due to the ridiculous price tag and uncomfortable job market. The prospect of spending over a hundred thousand dollars on your education, only to join the over 8% unemployed Americans is not an attractive option; however, even without including [ Read More ]
At some point in our college years, we’ve all had those dreaded days filled with the woes of being a “broke college student.” You try not to complain about it, but then after eating Ramen Noodles for weeks, wearing the same clothes from high school, and having to cut back on your daily Starbucks fund, [ Read More ]
A great infographic that details the path to keeping your finances in order before the tremendous burden of college loans starts chipping away at your bank account. This infographic explains how to keep spending in check, create a budget and understand where your money goes and how it comes in. Just like anything else, careful [ Read More ]
Note from the Editor: This educational infographic is of great importance and is a great piece of knowledge for students and parents alike. Read this carefully and you will really begin to understand how this is a serious issue part of a far greater problem. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that the [ Read More ]
Windows 7, the latest OS for PC users, has been available for a little over 2 years now. After the disappointing reviews that the previous OS, Vista, received, Microsoft quickly put out Windows 7. OS 7 features a higher processing speed, better tools to keep you organized, and ways to keep you more up-to-date with ever-changing technology.
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In This Section: College Finance
College Finance at College Cures covers necessary college topics like how to make money and how to save college money. Great way to start? Find out how to get a job and how to keep a job! Once you know how to save, we’ll teach you how to get an internship (hopefully a paid internship) so you can discover once you understand how to put money away, opening a bank account becomes a mature step in the right direction. Open a college checking account or college savings account and find info on getting a new bank. College investing and investments can be difficult if you don’t know where to invest or how to invest. We’ll guide you along the journey with college saving tips that don’t just cover how to save money in college but also topics like college loans, scholarships, paying back a loan and much more. Poor college students need to be saving money on the items they buy the most, which is while you’ll see articles about saving money on alcohol and saving money on books. Save money on groceries, clothes, your car and save money on your health!