Money On Your Mind

Learn more about managing your money throughout the college year

Written by spunout


This article was developed in partnership with the Credit Union, a not-for-profit, community-owned financial institution.

If you’re a new or returning college student, you probably have a lot of expenses to consider. Through the Money on Your Mind Campaign, we’re sharing tips about budgeting, managing your spending and dealing with financial stress so that you can make the most of your college experience. Learn about:

How to create a budget

Saving money as a student

How to get a loan

How to start investing

How to deal with financial stress

Read more about how other young people deal with financial stress:

How I have managed the financial stress of losing a job offer

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