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How I Boosted My Credit Score 180 Points in Less Than a Year By: Stephanie Hoover

When I first checked my credit score I was sitting around a 520 and badly needed a new car. However, with a score like that, and of course no money saved (paycheck to paycheck life), I felt like there was NO way I was going to get a new (used) car. However, after talking to one of my friends about how to clean up my credit I was well on my way! The first step I took was in contacting Lexington Law. I was very hesitant about this company because I’d never heard of them and they charged monthly [Read More]

October 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Enjoy Valentine’s Day Without Breaking the Bank By Claire Chouinard

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and bank accounts everywhere are starting to sigh. Showing your love and appreciation for someone doesn’t have to be done at a five star restaurant with flowers and presents that cost more than your rent. This Valentine’s Day change things up and enjoy the day without breaking the bank! We’ll start with presents. Try giving something homemade this year instead of store bought. For something extra cute, make a coupon book with certificates for a [Read More]

February 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Getting Started on a Holiday Budget By Heather Calvert

Although we are just at midterms in the semester and there is plenty of school work to be done before finals and a well-deserved Winter break, starting to think about a holiday budget now can help make your winter break even more enjoyable. For many of us, giving gifts is an expression of friendship and love, but as a college student, it can be hard on the budget. I’m going to provide some tips for making the process a little simpler. To start, think about the people you would like to give a [Read More]

October 25, 2015 // 0 Comments