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Budgeting for College Expenses

Are you planning for college? Getting a college degree is great investment, but it does come at a significant cost. In addition to tuition, there are a few other expenses you’ll have to plan for. While it may seem daunting, don’t let the cost prevent you from getting a degree. By planning ahead and putting […]

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Six Ways to Save in College

Colleges in Central Oregon Most of us in Central Oregon are very excited about Oregon State University Cascades and what it will bring for our region. As it grows and adds degrees and programs, and the relevance to our economy and culture expands, it is becoming more attractive as a destination college. COCC continues to […]

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Make FAFSA Easy

The worst part of being a college student, besides dining hall food and always being broke, is finding financial aid. There’s nothing that will get you down in the dumps more than coming up with thousands of dollars for your education. Nothing seems to make FAFSA easy. What’s slightly less painful is filing the free […]

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2016 College Graduates-Things to Do With Your Money

Welcome Home 2016 College Graduates! Summer is here, and many 2016 college graduates have come home to Central Oregon. For them, life it different now, with new challenges, opportunities, and the prospects of being totally independent and responsible. But being a college graduate doesn’t mean an automatically know how on managing money. It may also mean that large student […]

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Students: Easy Ways to Cut Costs

College students are gaining confidence in personal finance management but unfortunately also have become less competent. A survey conducted by High One and Everfi recently found that in 2014, college students were more likely to use more than one credit card than they did in 2012, according to USA Today. Considering that nearly two-thirds of […]