The Life Of A Semi-Employed Recent Grad

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I can remember freshman year of college thinking, “Wow, I only have class for two hours every day. What am I supposed to do all the time?”

The amount of free time you experience in college is startling at first. As I’ve learned these last two weeks, it doesn’t even compare to the free time of a post-grad.

No classes. No homework. Lots of time.

I’ve tried to use that time wisely. Here’s how I’ve stayed productive over the last few weeks.…

The Onion Goes Behind The Scenes On The Set Of “The Red” [VIDEO]

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First, if you haven’t seen it, you should check out The Red, out mini-movie on the horrors of student debt. As with any movie, fans develop favorite characters, and movie buffs plea for a behind-the-scenes look.

Luckily, The Onion has come to the rescue. Check out these on-set interviews with some of their favorite cast members from our thriller.…

Go Vintage By Raiding Your Family’s Closets

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Money is tight this time of year. I’m taking a minimum wage summer job, but that won’t tide me over for long. I want to have fun for my final summer before I graduate and get a full-time job (fingers crossed). But I also want to look good—especially for the picnics, fireworks, and parades on the Fourth of July.

It’s never too early to prepare an outfit for Independence Day. This year, I’m going vintage. That might sound expensive, but not when you’re looking through your family’s closets. While looking through my parents’ closets, I found some amazing clothes. I bet you can discover some similar looks that work for you and your budget too.…

Compliance Corner: What’s Going On With Student Loan Interest Rates

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When trying to understand a confusing topic like student loans, it helps to talk it through with someone—so that’s what we did. Today, we hear from compliance (i.e., student loan) expert Ashley tries to do the impossible: make student loan interest rates, well, interesting. You should care if you’re going to borrow new loans soon—these changes could cost you.…