Tuesday, May 30

Oddball Tips For Saving Money

Being smart about money is more important now—when you're young—than when you're older. Why? Smart habits learned now will stay with you, but more important, any money you stick in a savings plan at 20 has a lot more years to earn interest than money you stick in a savings plan at 40.

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Are You Part of the Plastic Generation?

Free Money! You've probably heard that the law changes over the past few years are supposed to protect college-aged young people from a lot of the abuses credit card companies have aimed at us for years.

Well, guess what: FoolProof thinks no law is really going to protect you, unless you're very wary.

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Weird But True Budgeting Tips

Colleges and graduate schools can be backbreaking when it comes to money. Why not get creative with ways to save more money and lessen that backbreaking load?

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Campus Cards

In college, or going there soon? Here’s a rundown on the “Campus Card” many schools provide students.

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Credit Cards vs. Debit Cards!

Sure, credit cards can be a great way to have a financial safety buffer in your pocket, and they build credit pretty quick, too. But everybody has heard of dangers that can come with credit cards if you're not careful, as well as the horrific statistics:

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In Money Trouble?

Okay, this article is packed with ways to prioritize your spending and save money creatively. But what if you're reading those articles too late? What if you're already in deep trouble when it comes to money?

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What Would You Do with This Phone Call?

You answer the phone, and there's this nice lady on the phone.

She says she works for Greenpeace and asks if you would like to make a donation to save the whales that are being killed in the Norwegian Sea.

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Credit Cards Gone Wild!

Here are a few of the many things one very major credit card company says in their "terms and conditions."

Nobody ever reads this stuff, but read it now! It will give you a chill on a hot day.

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Spring Break!

Spring break, baby!

How about Florida this year? Or Mexico?

Great stuff! But how are you going to pay for all this?

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Identity Theft

And yet another article on identity theft... Boring! But is it? Did you know young people are big targets? Here's a quick head's up.

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