How to Save on Your First Set of College Textbooks

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Buying every textbook you need for class can take a big bite out of your budget. According to the National Association of College Stores, the average college student spends upward of $80 on each new textbook and can sometimes drop as much as $175 on one volume. So how do you get the books you need while also keeping your budget intact? Read on for 6 ways to save on textbooks this semester.

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How to Enjoy a Busy Wedding Season Without Going Broke

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Celebrating your friend’s new marriage is great fun, but all those wedding invites can put a strain on your budget. According to research by Express Spending & Saving Tracker, the average wedding guest is out $673 for each wedding they attend. The good news is you don’t need to go into debt to attend. Here's a few hacks to help you celebrate in style—and within budget.

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