Back to School: Financial Planning Tips for Students

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  • Avoid Certain Credit Cards
  • Student Credit Cards
  • Meal Allowances and School Plans
  • Work Study or Part-Time Job
  • Alternative Transportation
  • Back to School Financial Advice for Students
  • Student Banking
  • Joint Bank Accounts, Easy Deposits
  • Used vs. New Textbooks
  • Choose the Right Cell Phone Plan
  • Always Ask About Student Discounts

Work Study or Part-Time Job

For students who can work 10-15 hours a week at a low maintenance job, consider asking your school’s bursar about Federal Work Study, a system that helps students fund post-secondary education. Another option is looking into babysitting jobs with credible sites, like Sitter City.

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