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How to Save Money While You’re a Student

Money might be tight when you’re in college, but it’s not impossible to find ways to save. Yes, you can save money while you’re a student. Here are some simple ideas. Budget It’s essential to create a spending plan so you know where and how you’re spending your money. This allows for better spending habits. […]

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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 […]

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Pros and Cons of College Payment Strategies- Part 2

What Are Your College Payment Strategies? Are you or a family member on the cusp of making college attendance decisions? Or have you already decided? So, how will college expenses, tuition, room and board, books and incidentals, living expenses, how will they be paid? What college payment strategies do you have today? In Central Oregon […]

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Pros and Cons of College Payment Strategies- Part 1

College Payment Decisions Are you or a family member on the cusp of making college attendance decisions?  Or have you already decided?  So how will college expenses, tuition, room and board, books and incidentals, living expenses…how will they be paid? Do your have any college payment strategies? In Central Oregon we have great options where […]

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Choosing a College That’s Right for You

College. For most teenagers, it is the biggest decision of their lives. Choosing a college to attend is a process often riddled with stress, confusion, or both. Choosing a College Can Be Fun Mitch Warren, director of the Office of Admissions at Purdue University, understands why students worry, but he believes choosing a college doesn’t […]