4 Tips to Help You Save as a Broke College Student

By |July 31st, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

You can find a lot of content about saving for college. But what about saving in college? College is the next level; the next chapter; the next stage in your journey into adulthood. While all of the movies about college have made it seem like a four-year-long party, college can be pretty stressful. Between classes, projects, midterms, papers, and everything else that is synonymous with a higher education, many students have to worry about finances as well.

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