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Making a budget in 5 steps

June 3, 2020

Creating and maintaining a budget is a great way to help stay organized, pay bills on time and save for unexpected costs. Here are five steps to making a budget.

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4 tips for eating healthy on a budget

May 20, 2020

Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to increase your budget. Get tips to help you stay on budget and eat healthier this year, whether you’re shopping in-store or online.

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Save money on groceries with these 5 tips

Jan. 28, 2020

Taking some time to plan and research before you head to the grocery store can help you stay within your budget. Before you go shopping, get tips to save money and maximize your time.

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Your textbook buying tips and tricks

Jan. 8, 2020

Every book for every class, required course supplies, and academically priced hardware and software are all available at the CU Book Store, making it your one-stop shop.

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Your end-of-year financial checklist

Dec. 11, 2019

As we near the end of 2019, now is a great time to check in with your finances. Take some time over winter break to review where you are financially and get a start on your goals for next year.

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Budget-friendly Halloween costumes

Oct. 16, 2019

Halloween costumes can get expensive, but there are ways to dress up without going over your budget. Here are some money-saving tips for your costume this year.

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Free and low-cost deals in Boulder

April 18, 2019

Looking for ways to save money on anything from food to a haircut? Lucky for you, there are many free and low-cost deals offered to you by the campus community and city of Boulder.

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Real life 101: Tips for financial success in your first job

April 16, 2019

Whether you’re searching for a job, negotiating your salary or depositing your first paycheck, here are a few essential tips for understanding and planning for your personal finance journey.

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Spring break savings tips

March 12, 2019

Whether you are staying in Boulder or traveling over spring break, here are some fun, free and low-cost ways you can enjoy your spring break.


Tricks to saving money on food

Feb. 27, 2019

Food costs can be something that makes or breaks your budget. Whether you’re ordering food, cooking at home or going to a restaurant with friends, here are some ways you can start saving money.