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  • The Most Comprehensive List of Student Discounts

    The Most Comprehensive List of Student Discounts

    If you’re a student looking to save money when you shop, you have arrived at the perfect place. The University Network’s Student Save Engine helps students save online and locally at hundreds of stores near them. In this article, we highlight 130+ brands with exclusive student discounts and deals that will help you save on […]

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  • Personal Finance Tips for College Students — Interview With Melisa Boutin, Certified Financial Education Instructor

    Personal Finance Tips for College Students — Interview With Melisa Boutin, Certified Financial Education Instructor

    TUN sits down with Melisa Boutin, a certified financial education instructor, to discuss personal finance tips for college students. TUN: Melissa, thanks so much for joining us. BOUTIN: Thanks for having me, Jackson.  When it comes to money, college students have a lot to think about. Let’s start with everyday spending. Do you have any […]

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  • Lighthouse Self Storage Offers Student Discount

    Lighthouse Self Storage Offers Student Discount

    As if packing up a dorm room or off-campus rental isn’t stressful enough, one of the biggest dilemmas college students face entering each summer break is deciding where on earth to store their belongings.  Throughout the school year, students tend to accumulate all sorts of stuff, including textbooks, clothing, electronics, and even extra pieces of […]

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  • Everything Students Need to Know About Travel Insurance

    Everything Students Need to Know About Travel Insurance

    The United Nations estimates 20% of all international tourists, nearly 200 million travelers, are young people generating more than $180 billion in annual tourism revenue. Between semesters studying abroad, volunteering overseas during breaks from school, and once-in-a-lifetime post-graduation trips, student travelers are taking the international world by storm. During these trips abroad, many students hop from one city or country […]

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  • What is a Parent PLUS Loan? All You Need to Know

    What is a Parent PLUS Loan? All You Need to Know

    The price of a college education in the United States has increased across the board in the past 10 years. Between the 2008-09 and 2018-19 academic years, the average published tuition and fee prices have risen, in 2018 dollars, as follows: Public two-year colleges $930 Public four-year colleges and universities $2,670 Private nonprofit four-year colleges […]

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  • What Are Federal Student Loans?

    What Are Federal Student Loans?

    When it comes to college education in the United States, the numbers are astounding (and not in a good way). The total student debt has reached a high of $1.6 trillion, with the average undergrad borrowing about $30,000. Unfortunately, most students do not know how to manage their student debt successfully because they haven’t been […]

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  • How to Manage EdFinancial Student Loans

    How to Manage EdFinancial Student Loans

    If you’ve taken out federal student loans to finance your education (like I did) and you have EdFinancial Services as your loan servicer, you need to take stock of where you stand with respect to your loans and learn about your repayment options. This is critical if you want to put your best “financial” foot […]

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  • All You Need to Know About Pell Grants

    All You Need to Know About Pell Grants

    Pell Grants can be one of the best resources for college students in need of extra money to help pay for their education. These grants are awarded and disbursed by the federal government. Unlike loans, recipients don’t have to pay back Pell Grants. This is, essentially, free money to students who could use some help […]

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  • Are Private Student Loans Right For You?

    Are Private Student Loans Right For You?

    College education in the United States is getting more and more expensive, and students are borrowing more than ever to pay for their education. Student debt has reached a high of $1.6 trillion, with the average undergrad borrowing about $30,000. Unfortunately, most students do not know how to manage their student debt successfully because they […]

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  • How to Pay for College As an International Student

    How to Pay for College As an International Student

    U.S. college education is expensive. Especially for international students, who are not eligible for a lot of federal benefits, having to worry about money while living in a foreign country is not easy. However, the mission is not impossible. While options may be fewer and restrictions tighter, the amount of financial aid awarded to international […]

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  • How to Manage Your Great Lakes Student Loans

    How to Manage Your Great Lakes Student Loans

    If you’ve taken out federal student loans to finance your education (like I did) and you have Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. as your loan servicer, you need to take stock of where you stand with respect to your loans and learn about your repayment options. This is critical if you want to put […]

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  • How to Manage Federal Student Loans With MOHELA

    How to Manage Federal Student Loans With MOHELA

    If you’ve taken out federal student loans to finance your education (like I did) and you have MOHELA as your loan servicer, you need to take stock of where you stand with respect to your loans and learn about your repayment options. This is critical if you want to put your best “financial” foot forward […]

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  • What You Need to Know to Manage Your FedLoan Account

    What You Need to Know to Manage Your FedLoan Account

    If you’ve taken out federal student loans to finance your education (like I did) and you have FedLoan Servicing as your loan servicer, you need to take stock of where you stand with respect to your loans and learn about your repayment options. This is critical if you want to put your best “financial” foot […]

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  • Say Hello to Tello Mobile — First Month FREE, Then Crazy Low Rates!

    Say Hello to Tello Mobile — First Month FREE, Then Crazy Low Rates!

    Are you tired of paying for unused minutes and rates increasing without your consent? Are you constantly checking to see if you went “over” the limits when you’re already limited by your coverage? With Tello, what you see is what you get – there are no surprises (except good ones!). Tello offers new, unbeatable prices […]

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  • Dorco Student Discount

    Dorco Student Discount

    Shaving can be an inconvenience in college, from having to pay for pricey razors to having to go out of your way to buy them. Luckily, Dorco is offering a student discount to save you an additional 20% on shaving products! Simply use the promo code TUN20 and save 20% when purchasing shaving products online. […]

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