Dollars and Sense for College Students: Or how Not to Run out of Money by Mid-Terms

Dollars and Sense for College Students: Or how Not to Run out of Money by Mid-Terms

by Ellen Braitman, Celeste Sollod
     
 

Going away to school, everyone gets the same lecture: Only use your credit card in an emergency. Well, a 1:00 A.M. pizza is an emergency, right? And a new snowboard? After a semester or two of "emergencies," not to mention the phone bill, the meal plan, text-books, car repairs, rent, and spring-break airline tickets, you may find yourself in a serious mess… See more details below

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Going away to school, everyone gets the same lecture: Only use your credit card in an emergency. Well, a 1:00 A.M. pizza is an emergency, right? And a new snowboard? After a semester or two of "emergencies," not to mention the phone bill, the meal plan, text-books, car repairs, rent, and spring-break airline tickets, you may find yourself in a serious mess.

So whether you're just heading off to school, or counting down the days to graduation, Dollars & Sense for College Students will help you develop the smart habits and make the savvy decisions that will keep you out of financial trouble. The advice inside includes:

*Choosing a credit card, and the truth about "teaser" rates
*Managing your bank accounts
*Becoming a smart shopper: "Do I have to have it today?"
*Owning a car at school: what to watch for
*Setting a budget
*Finding great deals: travel, computers, phone service, and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375752063
Publisher:
Random House, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Princeton Review Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.50(d)

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