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Students prepare for the school year with strategies to manage stress, time and money

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Heidi Weinrich

January 30, 2017

Students at CSUN find effective time, stress and money management strategies through exercise and finance apps. Taylor Clayton finds that senior year means no time for procrastination. He does his assignments as soon as possible and tries not to wait before starting them. When it comes to preparing...

Associated Students undergo financial setback

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Alexandra Chidbachian

February 16, 2015

Many CSUN clubs and organizations are feeling a financial strain on their semester events this spring due to the unusually low budget Associated Students has reported. AS is responsible for funding numerous events on campus that are sponsored and planned by student-run clubs and organizations. AS's...

How to enjoy your spring break on a budget


March 29, 2011

By Gayane Jerome After the last paper has been turned in and the midterms are over, most students are ready for spring break, a time when they can relax and have some fun. But for many students the fear of going broke is the reality, which prevents them from having a good time during the break. Is it possible to have fun and mind your budget at the ...

CSUN offers education on credit card management and financial planning

Christiaan Patterson

March 24, 2011

At the age of 35, business finance major, Adrineh, who chose not to give her last name because of confidentiality reasons,  has already filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. “We bought a house five or six years ago when the prices were high and we started renovating the house,” she said. “At the same ...

Manage your money with Mint

Jacob Nahin

April 26, 2010

A soft breeze blows across your skin as you head to the mailbox. It's a new month and you feel great until you open the mailbox. A couple magazines, a letter from mom and credit card bills. Bank statements. Utility balances. If you dread this monthly ritual—and the balance in your checking account—...

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