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...
Ah, summer. What a beautiful time of year! The season of nice weather and traveling. I personally love to travel and would like to do it 4x a year. But there’s always something holding me back: money. BUT I’ve found ways to travel for cheap. Yup, that’s right, you can still see the places of your dreams and do it for a fair price.
As Summer approaches there is a cultural focus on getting our “summer body” in shape. A quick Google search will pull up a plethora of websites claiming to have the answers for how to get a great “summer body.” Have you considered getting your budget in shape this summer as well?
Post-graduation stress, anxiety, and depression are REAL! Once they call your name and you walk across that stage, you will officially become a college graduate! Freedom, fun, and adventure await! Two years ago, when I graduated with my undergraduate degree, I felt excited to finally be out of school but that feeling did not last long. A few weeks after graduating I began to job search, and it was not easy. Receiving several rejection calls and emails within a day started to become emotionally draining and imposer syndrome started to creep up again. If you begin to feel any sort of way after graduation just remember that YOU BELONG and that YOU DID IT! If your anxiety and/or depression starts to get bad- seek help!
Don’t have a lot of money for dorm room furniture and accessories? Check out these ideas for how to furnish a dorm room on a budget. After paying tuition fees, books, meals and room costs, it’s unlikely you’ll have a lot of money left over for dorm room furniture and accessories. But since you’ll be spending lots of time here it makes sense to pretty it up a little (even if it’s just one side of the room). Check out these ideas for how to furnish a dorm room on a budget and and make it your home away from home.