Tips to Save Money on Back to School Supplies & Shopping Lists

Back-to-school time has become its own shopping season, second only to Christmas. The Huntington Bank Backpack Index found an annual index chart that tracks the average cost of back-to-school supplies. It now costs an average of $1,000 to send a child back to school for supplies, clothes, health checkups, sports, and more! That's as much … Continue reading Tips to Save Money on Back to School Supplies & Shopping Lists

Valuable Tips on How to Save Money While in College

Many students are feeling the hurtful pinch of rising tuition costs and living expenses while in college. However, the great news is that you don’t have to be a starving homeless student. There are a ton of ways to save money and keep more of your hard earned cash instead of spending it, and we … Continue reading Valuable Tips on How to Save Money While in College

Paying Off Student Loan Debt: It’s Time to Make a Plan

If you’re struggling to pay back student loans, you’re in good company. The average individual debt as of December 2014 is $32,264.  Americans owe a total of almost $1.129 trillion in student loans—an 8% increase from 2013. Those figures can be pretty intimidating for recent graduates, especially those who haven’t yet found a job. So … Continue reading Paying Off Student Loan Debt: It’s Time to Make a Plan

Responsible Borrowing: Student Loans

Are you thinking about taking out a federal student loan to help pay for college or career school? Considering that the average student loan borrower graduates with more than $26,000 in debt, you will need a strategy to keep your loan debt from ballooning out of control. After all, student loan debt could affect your quality … Continue reading Responsible Borrowing: Student Loans