How to Save Gas and Money

Gas prices continue to rise putting more of a squeeze of your budget. If you want to learn how to save gas and money keep reading. We live in a go-go society judging from the way I see most people drive. To save both gas and money requires a change in thinking about how we drive. Below is a … [Read more...]

Tuition Hike and Budget Cuts Coming to UNCC

Due to the state of the economy and budget cuts there seems to be no doubt now that the North Carolina General Assembly will increase tuition at UNC System schools for the 2009-10 school year. The big question is how much it will be. In January the UNC Charlotte trustees approved a plan calling for … [Read more...]

Financial Aid Urged to Help Students in Financial Distress

The U.S. Education department has released a letter to college financial aid officers urging them to use their “professional judgment” for students in financial distress. The letter reminds them that they have the authority under law to make adjustments, especially “during these challenging economic … [Read more...]

President Obama Gives College Students Hope and a Challenge

President Obama ran on a message of hope that inspired many college students. In his speech before Congress and the nation last night, President Obama offered hope, inspiration and a challenge for college students and all Americans seeking higher education. President Obama’s speech at times … [Read more...]

No Tuition Increase Likely for UNC Charlotte Students in 2009-10

The UNC Charlotte trustees have approved a plan calling for NO TUITION INCREASE FOR RESIDENT UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS for the 2009-10 academic school year! The key word is plan, but in these tough economic times it is unlikely there will be a tuition rate increase. UPDATE: Things have certainly … [Read more...]

How To Save Money on College Textbooks with Chegg

Textbook prices are increasing at more than four times the inflation rate for all finished goods. The average college student spends $900 a year on textbooks. College students can save money and trees by renting textbooks from Chegg. Chegg lets students rent as many textbooks as they like with … [Read more...]

Five Easy Ways to Save Money in College

Finding your funds a little too tight during your time in college? Try these 5 tips for figuring out where you can cut corners and still make ends meet. 5 Tips To Save Money In College 1. Reduce your meal plan options. Even if you use all of the meals/money that you have, see if you can change to … [Read more...]

The Top Five Money Mistakes College Students Make

College life is one of the most unforgettable parts in everyones life. It is a persons first taste of real independence, and they feel their whole life is ahead of them. But this can also be a time where a college student can make decisions that have repercussions that last for many … [Read more...]