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dorm room

Dorm room walls can be gray and drab, but they don’t have to stay that way. Let the decor of your college dorm room reflect the real you! Add posters, rugs, lamps, and sheets to customize your room and make it as fun and outgoing as you are. This week, we’re focusing on how you [...]

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Dorm rooms can be so boring. Those drab concrete walls and generic curtains are just waiting for you to come in and add your style. In this series, we’re looking at the coolest dorm room styles, all of which you can score for less than $100. Whether you’re quiet and romantic or outspoken and brassy, [...]

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Now that the back-to-school season is coming to an official close, it’s time to start thinking about the winter holidays. No? Too soon? Believe it or not, it’s never too soon to start planning for the holiday season. For example, if you started saving just $20 a week back in January until Thanksgiving, you would [...]

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The title of this post is a pretty broad statement, and it can also be difficult to follow that creed at all times. Sometimes we want something more, something a little bigger, better, nicer. Our advice, however, is to think about what you actually need now, and what you will need in the future before [...]

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How to Budget for Children’s Extracurricular Activities

The back-to-school season is not only a hectic time of year, but also an expensive one that should be budgeted for. Between buying school supplies, new clothing or school uniforms, and planning healthy and affordable lunches, the costs of sending your child to school can certainly add up quickly. Now that school is in full [...]

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It’s late at night, and all you want is something cheesy, gooey, and bad for you. Though you may instinctively order a whole pizza, or a massive calzone, there are other options that will be easier on your wallet and a little bit kinder to your caloric intake. Using just a microwave, you can make [...]

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We are all very aware of the times of year when we need to do some spending. The holiday season, of course, comes to mind. But what about all the other events throughout the year that you don’t typically plan ahead for? Your friend’s Halloween party? Your parents summer cookout? Birthdays? Weddings? The list goes [...]

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dorm room

By now, you’re probably settled into your new dorm room, but aren’t sure how to make it your own. We’ve come up with a fantastic unisex decor that is useful in its design while also stylish and modern in its look. You’ll be excited to invite friends to visit and hang out in this room!

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dorm room

Dorm rooms are often drab and monochromatic, the perfect canvas for a creative soul. But stylish decor doesn’t have to break the bank — in this series, we’ll be helping you decorate your dorm room for less than $100. This week, we’re focusing on the feminine and floral style of classic romantic. Not only will [...]

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It’s just about time for the fall semester to begin, and a number of students are heading off to college for the first time. For many of these students, financial education is something that was not a priority. It’s never too late to learn about budgeting and credit card debt, however. We’ve put together a list of [...]

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