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Five Reasons Why You Should Start Saving for Retirement Now

Oct. 30, 2017

I know what you are probably thinking, "I'm way too young to start saving for retirement." You're college students with your whole lives ahead of you, why start thinking about something so far down the road now? Well, the truth of the matter is that right now, time is on...

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Five Reasons Why Time Is Money

Oct. 30, 2017

As you are setting your clocks back an hour this Sunday, remember that time is always money, although you may not realize it. The way you spend your time directly affects your money and spending habits. If you spend your time the right way you could increase your wealth! But...

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Six ways to avoid overspending this holiday season

Oct. 30, 2017

Overspending during the holiday season is something all of us have probably experienced. Buying gifts, throwing parties, traveling to see family members, and all the other expenses that come with the holidays make it easy to lose track of your budget goals and finances. Don’t let the holiday season put...

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Four Ways to Save Over Your Holiday Break

Oct. 30, 2017

At this point in the semester, we’re all counting down the minutes until break gets here. With break comes a lot of free time, which is great! However, all that free time often means more time to spend your money. Here are some simple tips to help you avoid over-spending...

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Six perks of having a part-time job while in school

Oct. 30, 2017

As a college student, there never seems to be enough money. Between tuition and books, rent and groceries, those late night coffee needs and adventures with your friends, checking your bank account can become painful. One of the best things you can do as a student is to find a...

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Eight ways to eat right on a budget

Oct. 30, 2017

Eating right isn't always easy, especially on a college budget. Your schedule is busy, making it hard to go "all out" when preparing a meal. Usually, something quick and easy is preferred. This can make eating healthy seem really difficult. However, that isn't the case. CU Money Sense offers eight...

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Five financial tips to start the semester off right

Oct. 30, 2017

The beginning of the semester often comes with additional expenses: books, school supplies and apartment/residence hall upkeep, to name a few. Here are some tips on keeping your budget healthy throughout the school year. Set a budget Be determined to live within your means this semester. That might mean eating...

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How to do Valentines Day on a Budget

Oct. 30, 2017

Looking for some budget-friendly advice for celebrating Valentine's Day? CU Money Sense has some suggestions. Cook dinner in. A romantic dinner at a nice restaurant could run you well over $100. Planning and preparing a romantic dinner at your house or apartment can be done for $20 or less. How...

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Money saving tips for spring break

Oct. 30, 2017

With spring break quickly approaching at the end of the month, here are some money saving tips whether you are staying in Boulder or traveling. Do a stay-cation Live in Boulder? Hang at your apartment or house. Catch up on house chores. Get caught up with your studying and school...

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Tips to keep you in tip-top financial shape this summer

Oct. 30, 2017

With summer quickly approaching, now is a good time to check on your finances and make some goals for a successful summer. Check out the following tips and campus resources to keep you in tip-top financial shape. Get a job. As a young adult, experience is the most important aspect...