Here’s the news that caught my eye today while wondering what Pepsi’s answer to dancing for free Coke will be.
(Oh, right. This thing. Pepsi for all!)
First, we start with a good-news/bad-news day for us Otto-hat-wearing Syracuse alums.
- On the plus side is this story about SU’s Money Awareness Program, which has “reduced the average debt of about 100 students each in their sophomore, junior and senior year by $21,000 each.”
- On the minus side, this story leads with an anecdote about Alicia Aiello—a recent SU grad who could use that program’s help now. She’s dealing with $400/month loan payments. Hmmm… if only there were a program that helped students and alums. Oh, right!
- Would 4 out of 5 dentists agree with this post? Plunged in Debt says to stop wasting your money on whitening toothpaste. Why? Because it doesn’t actually whiten your teeth better than regular brands.
- Looks like Intern Alexandra has some company on the Boston University campus. In this article, Kelly Dickinson (a senior at BU) wonders if she’s the only one who knows nothing about personal finance.
- If you need a Monday boost (i.e., coffee), check out this deal via Hip2Save: $10 off any $10 from Green Mountain.
What money-related news caught your eye today? Let us know in the comments.