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A Fresh Look for the New Year

Introducing $tart with Change! Welcome to our new financial website for students, which replaces OneForYourMoney.com. Here you’ll find more great information and advice on managing your money—everything from savings and loan calculators to suggestions for affordable spring break trips; from tips on avoiding identity theft and protecting your personal information to articles on how to… Continue Reading

Before You Relax, Reapply

Don’t forget that you must reapply for federal financial aid each year. You can complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at Federal Student Aid for the 2015-16 academic year anytime after January 1, 2015. If you are a returning student, you can opt to pre-fill the application with the basic information… Continue Reading

New Year, New You!

Ring in the New Year by making a resolution to review your finances and get your wallet back in shape. While many people tend to focus on things like diet and exercise, using the semester break to reflect on your spending habits and set a new course will yield measurable results in no time. Here… Continue Reading

Getting Fit on a Budget

Getting healthy can be expensive. A personal trainer costs money and a gym membership is a lot more pricey than sitting on the couch. But don’t use a pinched budget as an excuse for being unhealthy. Here are some great ways to strengthen your body without hurting your wallet. Reevaluate your gym membership. If you… Continue Reading

5 Tips for the Holiday Break

Like most students, you’re probably looking forward to spending time with family and friends over the holiday break. But before you relax, take a little time first to size up your finances for next semester. Here are a few tips to get you started: Review Your Spending from Last Semester Not sure where all your… Continue Reading

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