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Summer Financial Reading (and more!)

You don’t have to be a finance major to learn about money and take charge of your personal finances. Summer is a great time to do some extracurricular research. Perhaps you’ll become a personal finance guru by the time fall semester rolls around. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite personal finance books, podcasts, and blogs to dig into while you sit poolside!

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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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A Student Guide To Renting

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For many college students, heading off to college means leaving the nest and renting your own apartment. It’s a dream come true, your perfect pad, a refuge from the world. But while getting your own place can feel a-ma-zing, it is important that you consider some of the pitfalls of renting, know your rights, and protect your finances when you sign a lease. Here are some tips to being a savvy renter!

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Investing Tips for Students

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Like many of you, I was bored out of my mind when the world went into lockdown due to the COVID pandemic. With no work, no classes to be at, and no sports to occupy my free time, I needed something to do besides playing video games and binge watching every show known to man. So around late March last year, I decided to start investing in stocks on Robinhood. I thought, “Things can’t possibly get any worse, we’ll be out of this by the summer”. Clearly, I was very wrong.

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Last Updated: 5/24/21