emoryfinliteracy

A student led, peer-to-peer program to help Emory students learn the foundations of financial wellness.

The Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Budgeting: College Edition

The holidays are approaching and if you are anything like me, you are extremely unprepared for a season of spending and gift giving. Most college students live on a loose budget which is characterized by fixed tuition payments and a varying income. Not having a fixed income makes it difficult to budget; you cannot plan …

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Blue Collar vs. Corporate America: What I wish I knew in College

  I wish I had some generic version of “I wish someone would have taught me about investing” or “I wish I knew about compounding interest.” The truth is, while I am thankful I know about both of those concepts now, a decade removed from college, it would not have made much of a difference for me. Those concepts …

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5 REASONS TO COMPLETE YOUR FAFSA APPLICATION EARLY

The beginning of fall doesn’t just mean pumpkin-spiced everything and cooler weather, it also means it’s time to renew your FAFSA as a returning student. All returning students must fill out the FAFSA every year to qualify for financial aid in the next academic year. Luckily, FAFSA saves all of the information from the previous …

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