Florida State University Money Diaries: What I Spent in a Week

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Katie Harp Last year, during my freshman year at Florida State University, I rarely spent money on anything other than school-related items. With a meal plan, I didn’t have to worry about buying groceries, and I saved most of the money that I made at my part-time job. Living in an off-campus apartment is different. This year, my paid internship … Continue reading Florida State University Money Diaries: What I Spent in a Week

Real Money Advice For College Students at FSU

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Sharon Mccutcheon Everyone has their own money-saving advice for college students: make your coffee at home., rent your textbooks, buy off-brand grocery items. But, some advice tends to focus on small savings tips, and rarely addresses how to set up a financial situation for stability post-graduation. Consider these tips and habits to decrease financial stress now and after college. Budgeting … Continue reading Real Money Advice For College Students at FSU

FSU First Year College Student Do’s and Don’ts

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Nathan Dumlao Rising freshmen in college: fall semester is almost here and if you were anything like me, I was feeling a little disoriented. Between buying all the necessities needed for a dorm room, setting up your class schedule, and mentally preparing for your first year as a college student, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Before you make the transition … Continue reading FSU First Year College Student Do’s and Don’ts

Discounts College Students Can Get in the Capitol City

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Namaste Yoga The stereotype is true: college students are broke. Between paying for classes, other monthly bills, or just affording bare necessities, it’s hard to keep some money on hand for any fun activities, hobbies, and nights out. So, to make your life a little easier as a college student, here’s a list of some places in Tallahassee that will … Continue reading Discounts College Students Can Get in the Capitol City

5 Things to Learn Over Summer Break When You’re in College

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Alyson McPhee Summer isn’t always fun for college students; it’s hard to be away from friends, and without classes and school events to fill time, summer days often feel long and lazy. But slow times during summer break are valuable; they are opportunities to learn and practice things that you simply don’t have time for while class is in session. … Continue reading 5 Things to Learn Over Summer Break When You’re in College