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Planning an Inexpensive Wedding

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Spring and summer are coming up, which means it will be wedding season soon! Everyone knows how stressful planning a wedding can be. You have to worry about the flowers, cake, dress, venue, invites, wedding dinner etc. There’s so much to do and so many details you have to worry about! Plus, everything adds up pretty quickly. I got married back in 2016 and I can say that I didn’t spend more than $1,700 on my wedding. Here are some things I did to help cut down the price for my wedding:

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14 Days of Self-Love

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Self-love is in the air this Valentine’s Day season! We encourage you to take active steps in taking care of your mental health and well-being every day of the year. Taking the time to care for yourself (which can look different for everybody) is not only necessary but can have positive outcomes. For example, I practice self-love by writing in my journal and reflecting on what is happening in my life. When I do this...

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Spending Smart During the Holiday Season

Spending Smart During the Holiday Season

With the holiday season in full swing, it is common for college students to find themselves facing financial troubles with all the extra spending that comes along with this time of year. In order to help avoid this mishap, we have compiled a list of methods and tips to follow in order to save money during the holiday season.

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Big Changes Ahead for the PMMC!

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Recently, our office made the executive decision to change our name to the Financial Wellness Center. We believe that financial wellness plays a critical role in life. We want to ensure that our students, staff, and faculty have a well-balanced financial lifestyle.

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3 Steps You Must Take Before Graduating College

3 Steps You Must Take Before Graduating College

Sometimes, it’s too easy for college students to fixate on graduation day and lose sight of the big changes coming after they’ve hung up their cap and gown. And of course, some of the biggest changes that come with graduating from college and entering the workforce have to do with the new financial responsibilities one faces. Here are three financial steps you absolutely must take before graduating college. So listen up, especially if you’re a junior or a senior!

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Fall Fun

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Now that “spooky” season is among us, pumpkin patches are beginning to emerge, haunted houses are being put together, and the smell of pumpkin spice fills the air. As college students, it can be difficult to afford all of the activities that come about during fall, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy this fall season. Check out some of these fun and inexpensive activities to do during the next couple of months!

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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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Budgeting Made Simple

Budgeting Made Simple

Throughout my high school years, I always thought that budgeting was a waste of time and that meant I couldn’t buy or do the things that I wanted. As I have matured, I have learned that the contrary is true. Budgeting is not a synonym for being a frugal penny-pincher, rather...

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How To Pay for School By Having a Side Hustle

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The start of the new semester is coming up which means tuition payments are right around the corner. It is a challenge for many students struggle to pay for college. In our office, we often tell students that there are three ways to pay for school. This can be done through scholarships and grants, student loans, or your own money. The average college student doesn’t have thousands of dollars sitting around in their bank account. Most of the time, students are living paycheck to paycheck with a part-time job. One of the ways I was able to graduate debt-free was having a side hustle.

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Last Updated: 5/24/21