Tag Archives: college budget

April is Financial Literacy Month

Happy Financial Literacy Month! Throughout the month of April, UW-Stevens Point’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will be hosting events and covering topics regarding financial literacy. Part of becoming financially literate, as a college student, includes the ability to use knowledge and skills to make good decisions related to budgeting, borrowing and repayment strategies. […]

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Getting Ready to Graduate-Tips to Budget like a Pro and Tackle Student Loans

By: David Specht-Boardman, class of ‘14 Graduation. It’s a big step. You begin the next exciting phase of your journey and take everything Point prepared you for and start your career. Graduation also means figuring out how to pay back your student loans and becoming financially independent. Here’s some tips to budget like a pro […]

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Local Student Discounts

Reducing personal costs is tough for anyone, but especially students! There are many retail stores, food chains, and other businesses like entertainment and transportation, that recognize this continuous effort and they do their best to help out by offering some sort of compensation for students only.   Here are just a few local and worldwide […]

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Tips on Saving for Spring Break

Hello, Pointers! With spring break is just around the corner, I’ve put together some tips and tricks that will help you plan for a week-long getaway. Who knew saving for a trip to a warm vacation spot could be so easy? Read below to find out how you can plan and budget!   1. Save […]

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Apps Every College Student Needs

RefMe-Free-Android/iOS/Web The worst part of any paper is making the references page. It does not have to be as hard as it seems. This nifty app uses your phone’s camera to scan a book’s barcode and create a citation formatted in MLA, Chicago, or whatever format your class uses. Talk about a life saving app. […]

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