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Smart holiday spending strategies

Jason Ramos a senior at CSU Northridge, is the President of the Smart Spenders Club. The club informs students on how to better manage money, especially on a tight budget. Photo Credit: Joshua Bantay/Contributor

Silvia Gutierrez

December 10, 2014

While appetites and outings can be priority, so is the content of a wallet. One year ago, CSUN graduate Cat Placencia  thought the campus lacked a club that promotes responsible spending. This led her decision to create Smart Spenders, a club where students are able to address spending habits and sh...

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Jake Fredericks

May 5, 2014

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10 tips for budgeting

Alysha Garrett-Byrd

September 8, 2013

College is all about growing up, and part of adulthood is being aware of your money... or lack thereof. Here are some budgeting tips to help keep you financially afloat. 1. Know your expenses: You know what day rent is due and when your phone bill is due, but do you budget for gas every month?...

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