Tag: money

5 Money Mistakes Students Make Freshman Year

NSCS is proud to provide you with this content from one of our awesome partners Nerdwallet. No one expects you to have it all together your freshman year of college. You’ll probably end up losing your student ID, getting locked out of your dorm room, picking the wrong major and signing […]

What To Do When You Start Making Real Money

Dear Christine, I just graduated from college and I’m making decent money. The problem is that I have no idea what to do with my money. I hear everyone talking about real estate or investing, but I’m lost. I don’t even know where to start. Right now, my money is […]

How To Deal With Friends With Money

Dear Christine, “My core group of friends from college make a lot more money then I do. They all dove right into their careers right after college whereas I have been more of a floater trying to figure out what I really love. They do a lot of things I […]

Cutting the Financial Cord

Dear Christine, I have a job and my own place, but I’m still pretty financially dependent on my parents. My mother especially makes sure that I get to live this great lifestyle in the big city. Thing is, I’m not at all sure my parents can actually afford to keep […]

Be Smart With Your Money: Develop Good Habits, Part III

This post is the third in a series about developing good habits with money. In the first two posts of this series we discussed reducing your reliance on a credit card and how to begin saving regularly. The next step for college students is to manage your spending while increasing your […]

Be Smart With Your Money: Develop Good Habits, Part III

This post is the third in a series about developing good habits with money. In the first two posts of this series we discussed reducing your reliance on a credit card and how to begin saving regularly. The next step for college students is to manage your spending while increasing your […]

Be Smart With Your Money: Develop Good Habits, Part II

This post is the second in a series about developing good habits with money. People can offer as many tips as they’d like, harp on any point to no end, and lecture ‘til they’re blue in the face, but you probably won’t learn anything.Especially when it comes to money. That’s […]