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8 proven ways to be happier that you can try today

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sports, chocolate—what gets you excited? For centuries, we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at...
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The student guide to understanding credit

Rate this article and enter to winWe’re all pretty familiar with credit cards (at least, in theory), but what about credit scores, credit reports, and what it means to be deemed to have good...
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5 tried-and-true money saving tips for students

Rate this article and enter to winGet used to hearing this one—post-secondary life is expensive. You’re either feeling the effects now (oh hey, double shifts at the library and attending lots of irrelevant events...
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Happy spending: How to budget for a better you

Rate this article and enter to winDilemma: You have $40 left after your monthly restock of PB&J supplies; you want to tag along with your Bio partner for an Intro to Rock Climbing class,...
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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. The post-secondary years are typically our...
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Thrifty Threads: How students dress well and spend less

Rate this article and enter to winHaving a hard time dressing without stressing about debt? Four inspired undergrads demo how it’s done.Natalie ChapmanSecond-year undergraduate majoring in Biochemistry and Commerceat Mount Allison University in Sackville, New...
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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, 85 percent of students thought keeping a budget would...
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Does your spending need a reality check?: How to budget better

Rate this article and enter to winThe college or university years are typically our first experience of managing (or blowing) adult finances. The responsibility can be empowering, but greater control over our finances calls...
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Take the fear out of financial aid: Learn how to manage loans and grants

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’ve had to take out student loans to pay for college or university, you’re not alone. In fact, half of the respondents to a recent Student Health...
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The 20-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 20 dollars worth of groceries into enough meals...