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After working for years to receive a college degree it’s finally time for graduation. Receiving your degree is a relief and sense of accomplishment, but few graduates have time to reflect on their education – because now it ‘s time to use it! For many college graduates, using their degree means relocating for a job […]
A buddy and I recently decided we wanted to move to Washington state (coming from Florida). We’re looking at well over 3,000 miles which makes it significantly terrifying in terms of how far removed we would be from friends, family, and what we’ve been generally used to. The trick to all of it is to […]
There comes a point when a cramped dorm room becomes too much to handle. Maybe it’s the roommate that bugs you or the lack of laundry services. For some, it’s the cost of on-campus housing. In London, the cost of campus housing now exceeds the cost of off campus housing. Students pay as much as […]
After college, your biggest expense will be housing. But what about while you’re in college? Housing can still make up a huge percentage of your expenses. Unfortunately, most freshman will be out of luck in the savings department due to universities requiring first-year students to live on campus. But every year after that you have options. […]
There is a new scam going around college campuses right now that is impacting hundreds of college students and young adults. It’s the college roommate scam, and if you’re not careful, it could cost you hundreds (maybe even thousands) of dollars. We’ve talked about scams before, but this is a little different. There have been […]
Now that you’ve finished your course requirements, graduated, and have set off on your first post-college job search, it’s time to consider your finances while living on your own. In the midst of the graduation excitement and ideas of absolute freedom as you set off to chart your own course in life, it’s easy to […]
Guest poster Harri from TotallyMoney shares her tips for moving back in with the folks after graduation. It was October 2009. I’d graduated a year previously from one of the top schools in the UK, brimming with arrogance, confident that waltzing into the workplace would be a cinch. A year on and I was wavering […]
I was having an interesting discussion the other day about whether a college student or recent graduate buy a house instead of rent. Prices of houses and condos have gone up lately, but are still affordable in many places, and in some markets, the cost of renting may be about equal to the cost of a […]