The last thing you want is a huge debt when you graduate from college. It will hamper your efforts to get your finances in order as your start your career.
May we suggest a couple of tools:
Use pre-paid cards instead of credit cards: pre-paid cards functions just like credit cards except that you pre-load budgeted amounts that keep spending down: see more information
Track your spending and financial aid: you can download FREE our Excel budget sheet that tracks monthly spend and financial aid needs. Use it for the entire time you attend college. It provides links to important support: start download
View our 10-step expense reduction plan: keep tabs on how to reduce your college expenses: view reduce expenses