How to Avoid Going Broke from Fall Clothes Shopping

How to Avoid Going Broke from Fall Clothes Shopping

Fall shopping is the culprit of my money. The scarves, boots, leather jackets, and handbags will suck my wallet dry. But here some helpful tips to survive the most tempting shopping season!

If You're Artsy... You'll Love This Event

If You're Artsy... You'll Love This Event

ArtPrize has officially begun! Michigan First Credit Union is excited to announce that we’ll be featuring artwork for the first time in our Downtown Grand Rapids branch. 

IMPORTANT: FAFSA for 2017-2018 opens early, October 1st

IMPORTANT: FAFSA for 2017-2018 opens early, October 1st

January 1st is not just New Year's Day. It was FAFSA Day. Why it was never on the calendar? Beats me. But the holiday has been moved, courtesy of President Obama. Now, October 1st is the golden day to find out how much debt you will likely be in for many years after your four years of freedom are over. Bittersweet.

 

How to find Less Competitive Scholarships to Increase your Chance of Winning

How to find Less Competitive Scholarships to Increase your Chance of Winning

Applying to huge, nationally known scholarships is like trying to pick one special speck of salt out of the salt shaker. Your odds are that small. Here are some places you can look to help find less competitive scholarships, where the drawing boards is much smaller... and the money is just as big.

[Funny] Back to School Advice for Teens Who Hate School

[Funny] Back to School Advice for Teens Who Hate School

Back to life, back to reality. Going back to school is more bittersweet than a Sour Patch Kid. But here's my slick wisdom to get you through the school year.

Christmas Shopping Already? Start Now with These Hot Labor Day Deals

Christmas Shopping Already? Start Now with These Hot Labor Day Deals

This may seem a little out of wack, but I’m starting my Christmas shopping this weekend. Labor Day weekend is like the Black Friday of Fall.

Bye-Buy Expensive Bookstore: 5 Best Sites to Buy Textbooks for Cheap

Bye-Buy Expensive Bookstore: 5 Best Sites to Buy Textbooks for Cheap

Books are expensive. They are the ultimate mood killer, high blower, and just straight up annoyance of going back to school. But here are the best book ordering resources that will save you a ton of money.

VIDEO: Things Every College Student Needs, but Forgets to Buy

VIDEO: Things Every College Student Needs, but Forgets to Buy

I always had to make at least three trips to the store once I got to school. You start unpacking, and realize all of the little things you forgot to pick up! Did you forget anything?