Let’s face it – The amount of work and stress your average college student has to juggle, along with sorting out financial responsibilities, is enough to make anyone’s head spin. When you start to add the strenuous demands it takes to be a medical student into the equation, managing a budget is…

During this past tax season, most of us were in tune with our finances as we gathered documents for our tax returns. But you should really keep a close eye on your financial accounts all year-round.
Did you know that you can get a free credit report every four months if you stagger your orders…

Once you receive your student ID – keep it handy! You’ll be surprised how many businesses offer student discounts, even if they don’t advertise them. Always ask the magic question before you shop/eat/purchase – “Do you offer a student discount?”
What’s the worst that can happen? All they can…

Halloween has come and gone which means one thing; the 2014 Holiday season is underway. It’s a time for giving, but that’s not just giving gifts to friends and family. Americans tend to become more charitable at this time of year, donating or volunteering to help those less fortunate.
In fact,…

As a recent Carrington graduate, you know how important a good education and hard work are to your future, but are you aware of how important financial knowledge and responsibility are to your future success?
A lack of financial awareness can lead to financial challenges, including:

Becoming…

The healthcare sector is increasingly gaining attention as healthcare reform is rolling out and healthcare costs are at an all-time high. For example, for the average American family of four, health costs rose from $18,074 in 2010 to $22,030 in 2013, which amounts to a whopping 22% increase in…

Yawn…It’s tax season…but don’t click away because you should read this! As a college student, you should want to take advantage of every possible tax credit or deduction you can find to save some money. All this information, from the IRS website*, is designed to help you, but always seek…