This rewind is a day late because Hurricane Sandy decided it was “non-essential.”
Hopefully, you’re safe, your power is on, and you’re ready to dig in to a week’s worth of links.
- With options like blood sausage, black pudding, and jellied eels, it should be easy for Mike Restiano to save money on food during his year abroad in England. However, that hasn’t been the case.
- The key to winning a ton of scholarship dollars? Apply for as many scholarships as possible. That sounds like a lot of work, but Diane Melville explained how to minimize the effort by reusing your essay.
- With all of my talk about Extreme Cheapskates, you had to know that I’d watch the premiere and find some solid money advice behind all the dumpster diving.
- Halloween is only a day away. Get into the mood with some edible items from Michael J Cirino that are sure to scare your loved ones and save you some money.
- Intern Alexandra returned with more insights on intern life—this time courtesy of fellow intern (and master babysitter) Angela.
- Baseball season may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy these 4 financial lessons from the Fall Classic. (Note: The free tacos Shane mentions are happening today!)
- Attn: community college biology and pre-med majors. If you’re looking to transfer, let Diane Melville be your guide. She provided tips on what classes to take, who to get recommendations from, and more.
- Are you respecting your journey to employment? If you’re not (or if you’re wondering what we’re talking about), Evelyn Ngugi offered some wisdom for you.
- Cute animals and cute babies. Every viral video seems to have one or the other. We’ve featured lots of animals in our video of the week, but never any babies. Until last week.
- The SALT Blog staff celebrated the return of Happy Endings with some “ah-mah-zing,” cheap ways to hang out with friends.
- Ever had a terrible bus trip? (Seems like a rhetorical question, doesn’t it?) Intern Shane talked about his worst one ever—and what he learned from the experience.
- The SALT Blog recently learned that some companies are making student loan default more expensive than it has to be. We told you what they’re doing—and how you can avoid it—in our first-ever blind item.
What was your favorite post from the past week? Let us know in the comments.