Monthly Archives: August 2015

New backpacks give back to school boost – The San Diego Union-Tribune


The San Diego Union-Tribune
New backpacks give back to school boost
The San Diego Union-Tribune
A lot of that stuff is hard to get when you're living on a budget.” The backpacks also provide a confidence boost for students who are new to American schools, Smith said. The 95,000 residents of City Heights speak more than 30 languages, and include …

5 financial rules every college student should live by – Chicago Daily Herald


Chicago Daily Herald
5 financial rules every college student should live by
Chicago Daily Herald
"As soon as you do have discretionary income and start living on a budget, you can probably find that money," Harkins said. View your saving as a sliding scale, he said. It's best to stash away 10 to 15 percent of your income, but if you have a job

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10 Insanely Rich Pro Athletes Humbled by Financial Ruin – TIME


TIME
10 Insanely Rich Pro Athletes Humbled by Financial Ruin
TIME
When Vin Baker was a 20-year-old center on the unheralded University of Hartford basketball team, Sports Illustrated called him “America's Best Kept Secret.” Recently, it was widely reported that the former pro basketball star, who earned $100 million

Why you should start shopping at Goodwill outlet stores – The News Hub


The News Hub
Why you should start shopping at Goodwill outlet stores
The News Hub
Money management has become an increasingly important topic. When you're living on a budget, it's hard to factor in anything other than the basics: food, rent, electricity. As for clothing, if you grew up in a household like mine, your parents took you