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  • Web Spy: Mint.com

    Web Spy: Mint.com

    Does this situation sound familiar to you? Your BFF asks you if want to go out to dinner with her, and you're about to tell her yes, when you decide to check your bank statement quickly online before you answer -- and discover you don't have anywhere close to enough for a night out.

  • From The Editor: If I Knew Then What I Know Now…

    From The Editor: If I Knew Then What I Know Now…

    am your future (a fabulous, successful, happy, sexy, awesome, etc. girl) and I know what is to come. Allow me to guide you in your choices - based on all I have seen in my 5 years (gasp!) since graduating - to ensure you make the right choices and don't end up with the same regrets I have.

  • Money Matters: Cut Costs Now to Splurge This Summer

    Money Matters: Cut Costs Now to Splurge This Summer

    There are only a few weeks left of the Spring 2009 semester, so how are you going to spend your summer? If you're like many poor students across the country, you're going to waste at least the first month of summer vacay working (and sweating) your ass off in the grueling heat in order to pay off the debt you racked up this term.

  • Money Matters: StudentRate.com is THE Hottest Site for Poor College Kids!

    Money Matters: StudentRate.com is THE Hottest Site for Poor College Kids!

    Being a poor college student sucks...except when other people notice and begin to cater directly to us and our needs. Like the student rate at the movie theater, or Apple's sweet discount for college students.

  • Money Matters: Are Your Friends Increasing Your Debt?

    Money Matters: Are Your Friends Increasing Your Debt?

    It's your BFF. You've known her since you were five. And yeah, you just spent a whole paycheck on housing, but you still need her to hang out. But still, you're both broke, college students. So who's taking the brunt, financially?

  • Money Matters Lesson 6: CDs (And I’m Not Talking About Britney’s Circus Album)

    Money Matters Lesson 6: CDs (And I’m Not Talking About Britney’s Circus Album)

    [College kids are notorious for being poor. And why shouldn’t we be? We take out student loans to pay for private universities, can barely balance...

  • Survival Tips for Black Friday

    Survival Tips for Black Friday

    Alright, ladies…Black Friday is right around the corner. Are you ready? They call it Black Friday for a reason…it’s not pretty. It’s a jungle. It’s...

  • Easy Tips for Saving a Little Dough

    Easy Tips for Saving a Little Dough

    I’m sure we’ve all felt the effects of the current economic crisis; I know I have. Between my commute to work, the standard bills, and...

  • Money Matters Lesson 3: Credit Card Balance Transfers

    Money Matters Lesson 3: Credit Card Balance Transfers

    [College kids are notorious for being poor. And why shouldn’t we be? We take out student loans to pay for private universities, can barely balance...

  • The Economy is Crashing – George Bush Speaks

    The Economy is Crashing – George Bush Speaks

    The stock market is low. Really effing low. The lowest it’s been in a long ass time. And people are freaking out. So, in an...

  • Make it Rain! The Bailout Passes The Senate

    Make it Rain! The Bailout Passes The Senate

    It’s official, kids. The Senate passed the bailout plan tonight! It took three long hours of debate (which any sorority girl can tell you is...