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Turkey is what’s on my mind for the time being, but many consumers go crazy weeks in advance for what has become a holiday of its own for bargain-hunters nationwide: Black Friday. It may be fun to follow the crowds and compete for door-buster deals at midnight, but there are some steps that the more frugal...

College students rarely need to leave campus on a daily basis unless they are commuter students. However, owning a car is still a priority for a lot of...

By Bjorn Slater, Business Editor Many people think that retirement planning means sticking a portion of their monthly paycheck into a retirement savings account, but what a lot of people don’t realize is that there are safe ways to plan for retirement by investing in the stock market. According to http://money.cnn.com, stocks have outperformed any other traditional asset...

Although most students have grown up with the Internet, it is still relatively new as far as marketplaces go. However, the Internet is far from primitive....

By Bjorn Slater, Business Editor Credit can be a confusing concept for young people and falling into credit card debt early can be a vicious cycle. According to http://www.creditcards.com, only nine percent of students in 2012 had credit scores that were in that 700-850 range categorized as “very good” credit. However, it also reports that 27 percent of college students...

Living paycheck to paycheck can be incredibly stressful, especially when students have to start paying for things themselves. The cost of rent and food...

Student loan debt is growing at an alarming rate, and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York reports that there is $902 billion in outstanding student loan debt in the U.S. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau reports the number is closer to $1 trillion. There are over 37 million people with outstanding student loan debt according...