Easy and Free Tools to Help Students Budget
Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 2:00PM
By Stephanie Griffin - GradDiv Funding Peer in Financing Tools, budgets, finances, free, funding, historical, money management

In addition to the pressures of academic requirements, job searches, and personal relationships, many students also feel financial stress; we have more money leaving our bank accounts than going into them.

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Tracking expenses is the first step toward budgeting and financial planning. It’s important to know exactly where you’re spending your elusive money, and the results may surprise you. Getting an occasional coffee at Courtyard Café or a late-night pizza can certainly add up. Luckily, there are several easy and free ways to help monitor expenses:

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