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

Meal Allowances and School Plans

Some schools require all students, especially freshmen, to enroll in the on-campus meal plan. Parents and students should look into the prospective schools’ meal plans and determine if it would be a cost-effective option.

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