On top of balancing all of the other expenses, participating in sports and other activities adds more costs to your plate. For college-level sports, people usually know in advance the sport they want to join. Besides sports and band, the prices are very minimal for participating in speech and debate, newspaper editor, and other schoolContinue reading “Adding Extracurriculars to one’s Budget”
When I was younger, my family would go on vacations to see campuses around the states. I fell in love with almost every single one. Every time I saw a new one, it would glide to the top of my list. It was not until high school when I started to see campuses for moreContinue reading “Deciding on the Right College”
Rising tuition and monthly expenses are causing students to struggle with making ends meet. There are so many ways people are unaware of saving money when all we have to do is learn, and we can save instantly. Being a new college student myself, there have been many occasions where I have learned new waysContinue reading “How to Save Money as a Student”
When we were younger, our parents were in charge of paying bills. We didn’t have to worry about monthly expenses such as a water bill, but all that changes when someone starts to live independently. I never took the time as a child to look into these expenses or how to plan for paying them,Continue reading “Monthly Expenses”
As a student, the best place to receive financial guidance would be the school’s Student Financial Services(SFIN) office, workers. It’s their job to help students struggling to understand and manage the costs of college. Their web page on csuchico.edu consists of lists informing us how to connect the staff, how they can help students, andContinue reading “Expert Interview”
The first meal I learned how to make from my grandma is a delicious Fettuccine Alfredo with the perfect amount of chicken. A beneficial factor about this dish is the proportions. There is no limit on how much or how little pasta you can make the only difference is the time it takes. This mealContinue reading “How to make chicken Fettuccine Alfredo for less”
Before moving into a new place, it is substantial to save money before that can cover the first couple of months of rent. In case of emergency or loss of income, moving into a new place and not being able to pay is the worst-case scenario. This time is a time where budgeting money inContinue reading “Housing and Utilities”
Budgeting: an estimate, often itemized, of expected income and expense for a given period in the future, a plan of operations based on such an assessment. A primary benefit of budgeting is how the outcome allows you to pay off bills and all expenses and know how much money will be left. The importance ofContinue reading “Emergency Expenses”
One of the most important aspects when moving to a new area to live is being able to get to important places. Many different components go into getting a car or bike, but the main one is what you can afford comfortably. Living on your own and paying for all the different expenses such asContinue reading “Transportation”
Introducing grocery lists and methods for shopping that can help save money and still be healthy! Within the past month, my roommates and I started the process of going to the grocery store and trying to save as much money as we can. After our first visit to the store, we realized we spent tooContinue reading “Meals on a Budget”
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