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Breaking budget?: 6 steps to smart spending

Rate this article and enter to winWhere the money goes is a brutal mystery—unless we plan and track our spending. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 91 percent of students thought keeping a budget would...
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What to discuss with health care providers

Sometimes people feel awkward asking questions or explaining how they’re feeling to health care providers. But offering information will help them help you. Here are some tips: Explain any symptoms in detail. Make a list of...
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Does your spending need a reality check?: How to budget better

Rate this article and enter to winDo you know where all your money is going? If you answered “no,” you’re typical of your peers. Almost all of us would much rather drink the latte...
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Your two cents: Track, spend, and save

Rate this article and enter to winNow a fourth-year at Ashford University, Teresa R. grew up the middle child of five. “Our family never had a lot of money, and with five children, there...
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Take charge of your credit: What it means and how to make it stronger

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s never too late to start building or improving your credit. Whether you have good credit, are looking for ways to improve it, or have no idea what...
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The balance beam: Prioritizing & managing your time

Rate this article and enter to winElizabeth M., a Texas Ph.D. student, only has time to write her thesis at night. She used to come home from school, head to a bedroom to work,...
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Take the fear out of financial aid: Learn how to manage loans and grants

Rate this article and enter to winThere are many options to help you pay for school. In fact, a majority of the respondents to a recent Student Health 101 survey said they have financial...
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Spend smart: 8 Steps to a budget that sticks

Rate this article and enter to winWhere does the money go? What happens to the missing socks? To one of these questions, you can finally get the answer. Some of us might be new...
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The 10-dollar challenge: How to eat healthfully on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re like many students, you need to stretch your dollars when it comes to food. Here’s a challenge: Make 10 dollars worth of groceries into enough meals...
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How to pay for school when you can’t

Rate this article and enter to winPaying for college sure can induce a sense-of-humor failure. But at Student Health 101 we had to find an upside, so here it is: The cost of higher...