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Money on My Mind $100 Winner – Adelle del Rosario

This week’s $100 winner is music to our ears! Adelle del Rosario from the University of North Texas sings us a tune on how she balances school, life and money. Not only will listing all of your spending at the end of the day help you keep track of your balance, but it can also… Continue Reading

Money on My Mind Honorable Mention – Kelly Delancy

Have you ever done this: at the end of the day you take all of your receipts and throw them on your desk, or in a drawer never to be looked at again? Well so did Kelly Delancy from SUNY Plattsburgh in our first Honorable Mention video. The good news is that she’s back on… Continue Reading

Money on My Mind $100 Winner – Allison Hahn

Our next $100 winning video comes from Allison Hahn at Kennesaw State University. Allison says her biggest money management challenge was actually keeping track of her money. Now shes uses spreadsheets and her online bank account to keep track of everything. How to you keep track of your money? Remember to post a comment about… Continue Reading

Money on My Mind $100 Winner – Eric Contreras

Say, “hello” to one of our next runner-up winners in the Money on My Mind video contest! Eric Contreras from Texas A&M International University has won $100 for his video submission. Over 130 video submissions were received from students across the country telling us about the #1 money management challenge they face while trying to… Continue Reading

Money on My Mind $100 Winner – Ashley Simpson

We are very excited to bring you one of the runners-up in the Money on My Mind video contest! Over 130 video submissions were received from students across the country telling us about the #1 money management challenge they face while trying to balance school and non-academic life. Check out one of the $100 winners, Ashley Simpson… Continue Reading

More FDIC Money Smart Podcasts!

Two more FDIC Money Smart podcasts have been posted for your listening pleasure!  In “Bank Account Benefits,” learn about the benefits of a bank account (e.g., safety, convenience, et cetera).  Did you know that using a bank account is much cheaper than relying on check cashing stores to cash your checks?  In the “Credit Score”… Continue Reading

Announcing FDIC Money Smart Podcasts

Higher One is pleased to introduce the first in a series of FDIC Money Smart Podcasts for your listening pleasure.  Broadcast in a radio talk show format, the podcasts will help you hone your personal finance skills through episodes developed by the trusted Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.   The series includes a wide range of topics… Continue Reading

How to Write a Check

Here’s a sample check with an explanation of each field.   Date — Write in the date of the check in standard month/day/year format, or write it out, “July 15, 2007.” Pay to the order of. — Fill in the name of the person or organization (payee). In this case, “Barb’s Flower Barn.” Dollar Amount…. Continue Reading