Personal Finance

01
Apr
Medical School Graduation Gifts Guide 2019

Graduation from any medical school is cause for the celebration of a lifetime. The stringent academic requirements, rigorous classroom training, and on the job residency programs tax the resolve of the stoutest students.  When it comes time to lavish a gift on a medical school graduate, the pressure to find the right gift rivals the pressure of […]

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01
Mar
How Much Can You Save By Working Part-Time During College?

Nowadays, most students work part-time during college but there are still a great number of students who fear that working while in school will affect their grades. These students might get better grades now, but they will likely face serious consequences in the future in the form of significantly higher student loan debt. That’s because […]

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15
Feb
How to Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

The paycheck-to-paycheck cycle is one that so many Americans are trapped in. Unfortunately, this is a seemingly inevitable part of how many people live their lives. Too much money is going out and not enough is coming in. The statistics say that 63% of Americans are only $1,000 away from financial ruin. One emergency or one lost […]

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13
Feb
How Much Money Should You Have in an Emergency Fund?

An emergency fund is essential for covering those unexpected expenses that pop up out of nowhere. The problem is 63% of Americans don’t have an emergency fund that could cover them in a $500 emergency. This is shocking news and indicates how ill-prepared the majority of the country is. The consequences of this are many and varied, […]

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12
Feb
Could You Be Saving Too Much for Retirement?

The Center for Economic and Policy Research recently revealed some startling news. The average American has little more than three years of retirement income saved up. This means that many Americans will either find themselves in poverty or will have to keep working for the rest of their lives. On the other side of the coin, there […]

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Tags: retirement,
11
Dec
5 Online Jobs for College Students

If you are in college, you may be looking for additional ways to make money. If you already have a full course load or you are working and attending classes, you may not have the time to go out and work in a brick and mortar store. If you need to make some additional money, […]

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06
Dec
5 Ways to Save Money When Furnishing Your College Dorm

So, you are moving out of your parents’ house and moving into a dorm this summer. Not only is it an exciting time, but you are probably ready to be living on your own. Before you move, it is important that you sit down and think about all of the items you need for your […]

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28
Nov
6 Ways to Save Money When You Move to Off-Campus Housing

If you plan on moving off campus into an apartment or home, there are some ways you can save money. Moving doesn’t always have to be expensive and you are probably working with a limited budget anyways. Below, we will go over some ways that you can save money and things that you do not […]

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03
Nov
6 Ways to Save Money This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday dedicated to giving thanks and being grateful for what you have. It can be difficult to be thankful when you feel like you are spending too much money on the holiday, decorations, and food. Did you know that you can still have a happy and thankful holiday without spending all of […]

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Tags: thanksgiving,
27
May
Nursing Graduation Gifts Guide

Graduating from nursing schools requires disciplined dedication. Between countless hours studying complex medial topics to applying what’s learned in a classroom setting, nursing school represents a 24/7 commitment that not many students can make. Find a gift for a recent nursing graduate is also difficult. We put together this nursing graduation gifts guide to help

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