Finance Tips I Wish They’d Taught Me in College

25 Jul

College was a great experience for me. I got my journalism degree, honed my skills at the student newspaper and learned the art of finding parking in front of the student center around noon.

Once I left college, I realized one thing all my college classes had not given me: a basic finance education. With that in mind, I’ve put together a series of tips I really wish I’d known sooner.

Establish Credit

In the first days of freshman year, students are often besieged with offers asking them to take out a credit card. This happened to me, but I didn’t want to take risks on unnecessary debt by putting something on the plastic that I didn’t immediately have the money for.

It seemed like a responsible move at the time.

Cont.

World’s oldest Physics textbook sells for over $790,000

14 May

Some people may have hated their Physics textbooks in schools, but this one just got a lot of love to the tune of over $790,000, or nearly P40 million. According to a report on New Atlas, a dedication copy of Galileo Galilei’s “Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche, intorno due nuove scienze attenenti alla mecanica & i movimenti locali (Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences)” was sold for €727,919 (US$791,190). The report noted that the artifact is “regarded by many as the world’s first Physics textbook.” – See more at: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/science/610375/world-s-oldest-physics-textbook-sells-for-over-790-000/story/#sthash.Eis1WBGa.dpuf

Leading Online #Textbook Seller Reveals Tips on Saving, Even Making, Money on #Textbooks

5 Jan

If you just felt the sting of forking over more money than you’d like for college textbooks … http://www.texts.com allow students to post their books for other students on the same campus to see. Buy Low, Sell High If you are willing to sell your …
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How to buy cheap college textbooks 

31 Dec

How to Buy Cheap College Textbooks: 15 Steps (with Pictures)

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5 Best #College #Textbook resources (Other than your campus bookstore)

31 Dec

Buying your college textbooks at the campus bookstore is becoming a thing of the past. The books are often outrageously overpriced and you are forced to buy the books rather than rent them. After the semester is over your $250.00 Microeconomics book can be …
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