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Budgeting for the summer

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With Midterms ending soon and spring semester winding up in the foreseeable future, it is very exciting for a lot of us to take a break from school and start our summer jobs and internships! The most important thing you want to do over the summer is make sure you have enough in savings for your next year in school! A good rule of thumb I have followed is to try and have at least $5,000 saved up before school starts up again. In this article I will outline some tips to help you save the most money possible this summer.

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Budgeting Your Credit Card Spending

Budgeting is one of the most important concepts of financial literacy. Budgets force people to spend within their means and show where money can be saved. Creating and sticking to a budget can save anyone hundreds of dollars. Creating a budget is fairly easy. There are countless ways to set one up, whether it be through an app, a spreadsheet, or a simple scratch piece of paper. However, sticking to a budget is a different story. Keeping track of how much you spend and what that money is going towards requires a bit of work and discipline. What if there was an app out there that forced you to stick to this budget? Enter Qube Money.

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Crockpot Meals on a Budget

Crockpot Meals on a Budget

Download our recipe guide to help you make delicious, healthy and affordable meals. This is perfect for any college student. This hand out was part of our workshop on crock pot meals that we partnered with the food pantry to present.

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Last Updated: 5/24/21