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4 money apps every college student needs

Kimberley Carmona

As college students head to campus, it seems almost everything they might need today is on their phones. There are apps to help students exercise, find their classes and track friends’ locations. But students might not know about some essential apps that…
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Generation Z embraces credit, rejects debt

Kelly Dilworth

Lenders who have been spooked by millennials’ tepid embrace of credit can maybe rest a bit easier: It looks as if members of Generation Z – the demographic group directly following the millennials – are more open to credit cards than…
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College students don’t graduate with credit knowledge

Sienna Kossman

Soon-to-be college graduates are eager to get their diplomas, start a job and begin their post-grad life, but many don’t feel equipped with enough financial and credit knowledge to do so — and some think colleges and universities are to…
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Romantic partners trump parents in influencing students’ money habits

Kelly Dilworth

Talking with your kids about money and modeling good financial habits can go a long way toward helping them stay out of debt. But don’t beat yourself up if your kids’ money habits suddenly take a turn for the worse…
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5 ways to cut dorm costs

Sienna Kossman

Between designer bedding bundles and “personal dorm room stylist” appointments, shopping for a college dorm room can get unnecessarily expensive these days. My dorm room was filled with cheap Wal-Mart bedding, milk crate storage boxes and a TV that weighed…
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