We would all like to save a little bit of cash every month. Luckily, with a little planning, you can keep you budget under control without sacrificing taste and nutrition. Say good bye to Ramen noodles because the following tips can help any college student streamline their monthly grocery bill! 1. Plan Your Meals One of the best ways to avoid constantly resorting to … [Read more...] about How to lower your food costs
Love to drive but hate paying for the gas, insurance, maintenance, and depreciation of a typical car? Zip Car is here to help offset the burden of being mobile. Zip Car is a new way to get around the city of Springfield! College students that live in the dorms and didn't bring a car with them to college can rent a car from Zip Car! How to rent a car: -Go to www.zipcar.com … [Read more...] about Have you heard of Zip Car?
The MSU Real L.I.F.E. Program is a financial literacy program on campus whose purpose is to use ‘real life’ scenarios to help students develop an understanding of how to successfully manage their money and finance their education. Services Provided: Presentations on money management and financial … [Read more...] about A little introduction
Below are six ways you can save on your next Starbucks run! 1. Get Creative Don't limit yourself to the standard drinks. There are plenty of options that are well under $4, such as iced coffee. If you think that spending less means boring drinks, think again. Check out some the most creative Starbucks mystery menu concoctions under $3. And if you must go the … [Read more...] about 6 Starbucks hacks that will save you money!
Here are three things you shouldn't do to make the most of your financial aid refund. 1. Treating the refund check like it’s free money. Get in the mindset that this is a loan instead of free money. The best way to do this is to sit down with a financial aid officer and discuss future student loan payments for the amount you borrowed so far and compare it a post … [Read more...] about Dont waste your financial aid refund