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CU Money Sense: A financial guide to the holidays and year's end

Dec. 7, 2017

Before you reach for that credit card, have a plan in place to keep your holiday spending in line with your budget. Plus, get a jump on taxes and next year's budget with some tips and reminders.Read more »
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CU Money Sense: Budget-friendly Halloween costumes

Oct. 11, 2017

It's almost time for zombie crawls, candy and all-things spooky. Here are some money-saving tips for creating your own Halloween costume, so you can have fun and save money.Read more »
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CU Money Sense: 3 ways to stretch your summer savings

Sept. 20, 2017

Making sure your summer savings last through the school year can be a challenge. CU Money Sense has three tips to help stretch those dollars.Read more »
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CU Money Sense: Money saving tips for spring break   

March 2, 2017

With spring break quickly approaching at the end of the month, click through for some money saving tips whether you are staying in Boulder or traveling.Read more »
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CU Money Sense: 8 ways to eat right on a budget

Aug. 31, 2016

Eating right isn't always easy, especially on a college budget. CU Money Sense offers eight easy tips to eating healthy and not going broke in the process.Read more »
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CU Money Sense: Financial resources for college students

Aug. 23, 2016

Making sense of money can be one of the hardest things you do. CU Money Sense is your campus resource to help navigate the financial challenges that are part of everyday life.Read more »
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CU Money Sense: 6 perks of having a part-time job while in school

Oct. 16, 2015

As a college student, there never seems to be enough money. One of the best things you can do as a student is to find a part-time job. CU Boulder offers thousands of on-campus student jobs that will work with your school schedule.Read more »
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CU Money Sense: Fun and free fall activities in Boulder

Oct. 1, 2015

Fall is here, which means it’s time for cool air and crunchy leaves. Personally, fall is my favorite time of year. The cozy vibe set off by warm coffee and orange tinted skies never gets old. Whether fall is your favorite season, or you’re just looking for some excitement, grab your flannels and pumpkin spice latte because here are five fun and affordable fall activities you can do in Boulder. Click through to learn more.Read more »
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CU Money Sense: 5 steps to improve your finances this summer

May 20, 2015

Summer can be a busy time for college students between working, internships, traveling or summer classes. However, now is the perfect time to give your finances a checkup. Click through for five easy steps toward improving your money situation today.Read more »
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CU Money Sense: Free 'staycation' ideas for spring break

March 18, 2015

Spring break is right around the corner—do you have plans yet? Traveling can be expensive. Instead, grab some friends and plan a “staycation” right in Boulder. Click through for few ideas from CU Money Sense on how to have a frugal spring break "staycation" without breaking the bank.Read more »

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