So, you did your taxes. Good! And you probably got a refund, which you’ve given a nickname… something like, “The IRS is going to direct deposit my new Wii Fit this week!” or “My new Blu-ray player is coming by check, actually.” Cut that silliness out right now, buster! You’re going to want to throw […]
Just a quick reminder that applications for Upromise scholarships are due this Saturday, February 28th. You must be a Upromise member, or the child of a Upromise member to apply, but Upromise is free and easy to sign up for, so do it!
What? Have I developed a severe case of multiple personality syndrome? Didn’t I just say that you should get a credit card and start establishing a credit history? Yes, yes I did. But, And yes, this is a big “but,” credit cards can get you into trouble. They certain got me into trouble a few […]
Mmm… tasty, tasty credit. We’ve talked about getting your credit report and your credit score for free, but we haven’t really talked about how to establish a good credit history. How do you get a nice credit score? Super Quick Credit Guide Your credit score (FICO score) is based on five categories, but we’re just […]
This tip is so important… I simply can’t stress it enough. It centers around my biggest pet peeve: college students who don’t know how much they’re borrowing in student loans. Sound like you? I’m not entirely surprised, because it’s true of most college students with loans. It simply doesn’t feel like something very important. I […]