With college getting to be so expensive, it is easy to get caught up in all the costs when we’d rather focus our attention somewhere else. Take a quick look at these easy money saving tips that could get you worrying less about your dollars.
Looking to get some holiday shopping early? How about even earlier than the infamous "Black Friday"? This year's holiday season brings new gifts as stores are now opening on Thanksgiving. Click the link below to learn more about what customers think!
Having trouble with your résumé?
One of the most important aspects of a job interview is your résumé. It is what you leave behind with them to look at so you want it to be as accurate and representative as possible. Sometimes it is a little tough to know if you're doing it right! Here are a few quick and easy tips to getting your résumé into shape so you can wow at your next interview.
The New York Times released this article to show women how they can succeed in business. The four women interviewed give useful information on what to do and what not to do. They provide personal stories from their business lives as examples. To see this article, click here.
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Hey everyone! My gosh, it's been a quick half a semester hasn't it? For all students who are new to college and are still getting adjusted, here are some stores who are willing to help us out.
A few quick tips...
The List of Stores: (compiled from bradsdeals.com and thekrazycouponlady.com)
I hope that you all found this helpful! Have you found other places that offer student discounts? Leave a comment if you have!
Be careful before purchasing a new phone! With the recent success of the iPhone 5, Apple wanted to create a new phone that would be cheaper to build and thus cheaper to sell. They succeeded to do so, saving the company roughly $30 per phone produced, calling it the iPhone 5c. Released at the same time as the iPhone 5s, this altered version of the iPhone is available in a variety of colors giving the iPod mini feel. What's the catch? Unfortunately it hasn't been as popular to the customers as they would've hoped, as it isn't much cheaper or newer than any of the other phones. Check out this link to read more about what Apple's been trying to do!
U.S. News released an article of “The Best Jobs of 2013” back in December 2012 foreshadowing which jobs are the best to pursue this year. This article can help students like YOU seek a job worth having. In addition to listing the 100 best occupations, author Jada A. Graves shares tips regarding salary, skills and training, how to get [and keep] a job, and what to expect with the occupation you choose.
It may not be much, but you worked hard for your money over the summer, don't go blow it all it once!
U.S. News says some of us are spending our tax returns sometimes "twice as fast" as we would regular earnings.
instead, invest the money elsewhere...with some time it could be an even bigger refund! C
Check out this article for advice on what to do and not do with your 2012 tax refund: http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2013/04/12/how-a-tax-refund-windfall-can-hurt-your-finances
Cigarette tax keeps climbing and Obama is calling for another tax hike of 94 cents.
Good news! This tax would raise billions of dollars in 10 years to go towards education and will have public health benefits! Bad news? How could there be... but some are questioning if this tax is going to hit the wrong group of people the hardest. What do you think?
With finals slowly creeping up and the string of rainy days ahead, I thought I would share an article that relates to just about every student at UW-Madison. Having a rough week? Well, turn that frown upside-down, and don't let one bad day define all of your good days. Here is an article that has great lessons on how to be a happier, carefree, and awesome college student!