Managing money may be a new or old experience for many students entering college for the first time. Whether you have managed money or have not, here are resources to further advance your understanding of student loans, credit cards, and ways to effectively manage money:
There are also many apps that can be used to help you invest, save, and/or manage your expenses. Below are some of the apps - search for them in your device's app store!
Effective all-in-one resources for creating a budget, tracking your spending, and getting smart about your money. Mint lets you know when bills are due, what you owe, and what you can pay.
Helps you stop living paycheck to paycheck, pay down debt, and offers advice to help you roll with unexpected expenses.
Wally is an organizational tool that helps you track personal expenses. Instead of manually entering the expenses at the end of the day, you simply need to take a picture of your receipts.
Every time you make a purchase on a card connected to the app, Acorns rounds the purchase to the next highest dollar and automatically invests the difference in a portfolio of low-cost exchange-traded funds that you select based on your risk preference. This service is free to college students!
This game-changing investing app allows you to make free transactions on the market. The app also includes real-time alerts and market information.