College Student Money Tips – Managing Your Money on Campus

August 26, 2008

One of the biggest challenges of getting a college degree is coming up with the money to pay for your education.  Everyone’s biggest concern is typically how to pay for tution but the money issues definitely don’t end there.

Once you’ve figured out how to afford the college bill you’re still faced with room and board, books, and insurance expenses. Not to mention entertainment costs, finding furniture for your dorm room or apartment, and how to manage your money.

Since there’s so much to consider financially when making an investment in your education, The Money Writers put together together some financial tips for college students that are preparing to head off to school.

One easy tip is to stop by the College Money Network, they’re holding a back to school giveaway with prizes like an iPod nano and cash!

I’ll wrap it up with some of tips from my college money guide. Read a review of student health insurance options, compare the best student credit cards, find the best spot to keep your hard earned money in our review of the best bank accounts for college students, and read the list of ways you can make extra money in college!


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Ben Edwards, the founder of Money Smart Life, saved up enough to buy a Nintendo back when he was 12 years old. When he used the money to buy shares of Wal-Mart stock instead, he knew he wasn't like the other kids... His addiction to personal finance has paid off for his family and now he's helping you to afford the life that you want. Check him out on the web at Google Plus, Twitter and Facebook.

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