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There are so many things that an incoming college student needs, and with the cost of college tuition, there isn’t a lot leftover for much else. Whether you are the one having to buy these items, or your parents, setting up a budget is important.
Summer’s here for college students and plans are being made to enjoy the time off of school. How will you spend your summer: going out, pool parties, the lakes? Whatever your plans, it’s difficult not to spend all the money you make (and then some) on summer activities. Here are a few tips to help you have fun and still keep money in your pocket.
If you are like most teenagers, you're not sure "what you want to be when you grow up." Teenage years are tough because it's a time when many major choices must be made: college, course of study, profession. These choices can cause a little stress. How could a young person possibly know the answers to these questions?
Are you heading off to college this fall? Don't forget to take your credit union along with you!
College is a great experience – learning about new subjects and meeting different people along the way. College is also a chance to learn about life!
It's never too soon to start planning for your future. Even if your career goal changes regularly, always have one that you are working toward!
In addition to tuition and living expenses, there are many other costs associated with college. Whether your parents are footing the bill for these extras or you are, you’ll want to be prepared before heading off to college.
If you are preparing for college, it is important to understand the different funding options available to you. Here is the basic terminology for 3 different options: