6 Ways Pinterest Helps Us Save Money On Spring Break

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I am going to the Bahamas for spring break this year. I saved up money for this trip as a Christmas present to myself, and thus, it’s OK that I have not tried to save a dime in the entire booking process (at least, that’s what I’ve been telling myself).

In reality, after spending a short time on Pinterest, I’m regretting some of my preparation and planning choices (ritzy hotel, expensive food package, and $100 jeep tour). Hopefully, you guys are still trying to figure things out and can take these money-saving ideas into account when getting ready.…

4 Guilt-Free Ways to Treat Yourself

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With Valentine’s Day this month, it’s been easy to focus on pleasing a significant other and forget about the person who should be number one in your life—YOU!

We rarely treat ourselves for our hard work because of many reasons, like putting others before us, worrying about spending, or just lacking the time. However, when you work hard, you deserve a reward. So here are four ways you can TREAT YO SELF (according to Parks and Recreation’s Tom Haverford) and still be guilt-free.…

Who Wins in a Battle of Love and Money? [COMIC]

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Valentine’s Day is here, and the flowers and chocolates are flying off the shelves. Every guy is scrambling to show their lady some love.

This isn’t always easy, and it definitely isn’t cheap. However, today’s purchases are just one of many fights your heart has with your wallet.

Check out this comic to see which usually wins. …

Do You Have “Financial Need”? 5 Tips to Figure It Out

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When it comes to financial aid, being “financially needy” has its advantages.

First, you are more likely to qualify for a large sum of federal financial aid, such as Pell grants. Second, you are more likely to qualify for private scholarships, grants from your state, and grants from your future school.

With all this money on the line, you’d think it would be easy to figure out if you are considered to have financial need. Unfortunately, it isn’t black and white.…