Buying a used car might not be the most glamorous thing, especially after you graduate college and start making real money. After all, most of your coworkers probably have new cars. You may feel like your old car needs an upgrade. However, buying a used car makes a lot more sense. Not only will you … [Read more...] about Why You Should Buy a Used Car as a Young Adult
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Whenever I shop in Target I always have a goal to spend less than $100. I swear, I try to limit my purchases but I always seem to find something that I need! I think it's the bull’s-eye that draws me in. On a recent trip to Target, I was in the self-checkout line and I swiped my credit card. … [Read more...] about What’s the Deal with the New EMV Cards?
Investing in your education is important even though tuition costs keep climbing. College tuition, fees, and room and board average $42,419 at private institutions and $18,943 at public institutions, according to College Board. While it can be difficult to keep higher education costs down, there … [Read more...] about 4 College and Education Related Tax Benefits
Glossy college brochures show students hanging out on the quad, playing Frisbee, and staying up all night to watch movies with friends. It seems like college students have endless free time, right? Nope! With 80% of students working while attending school, and school course loads taking up … [Read more...] about How to Stay Organized as a Busy College Student
In celebration of National Coffee Day, celebrated on September 29 this year, let’s talk delicious, hot (or iced!) coffee! Coffee is one of America’s favorite beverages, with it coming in only behind water as a drink of choice. More than 75% of Americans drink some type of coffee, from lattes to … [Read more...] about National Coffee Day: How Much Do YOU Pay for Coffee a Week (And How You Can Cut That Cost in Half)
When it comes to choosing a bank, you may become stuck between settling with a traditional bank and a neighborhood credit union. On the surface, banks and credit unions are quite similar. They both offer checking and savings accounts, loans and other financial products. However, there are quite a … [Read more...] about Which is Better? Credit Union or Traditional Bank?