1000 Best Smart Money Secrets for Students

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Aug 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 464 pages
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Expert Debby Fowles shows you:

Before College
-Nine little-known places to look for scholarships
-13 tips for winning scholarships
-Maximize your eligibility for financial aid
-17 secrets to save money on college housing

At School
-Creative ways to control entertainment costs
-12 cash-generating ideas
-Textbook websites that will save you money
-The secrets of successful budgeting
-8 warnings about student loans
-Get the best jobs on campus

Avoid graduating from school with a mountain of debt!
 

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

Students cannot have too many good ideas for making and saving money. This gives a lot, many of them really practical, though how many ways can you say "stay out of debt ?" Parents could profit for ... Read full review

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A Great Book for all people
Debby Fowles does a great job giving tips to college students and people who want to become more financially stable! Urge you to read!

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Contents

1 Good Ideas for Making Money
1
2 Maximize Your Financial Aid
17
3 Maximize Your Scholarships
37
4 Understand and Control Credit Card Use
57
5 How to Be Smart and Safe about Credit Card Debt
75
6 Manage Your Student Loans
109
7 Save Money When Paying for Your Education
123
8 Mind over Money
145
11 Live Thrifty Now
215
12 Having Fun without a Lot of Dough
257
13 Scout out Student Discounts
289
14 Get the Most Bang from Your Bank
295
15 Save Money as a Nontraditional or Graduate Student
311
16 Smart Thinking at Tax Time
327
Index
337
About the Author
353

9 Born to Shop? Think Again
161
10 Miscellaneous MoneySaving Tips
181
Back Cover
355
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About the author (2005)

Debby Fowles is an accountant, author, freelance writer and small business consultant. As the About.com Guide to Financial Planning since 1998, Debby has written over 150 articles about personal finance. Several of her articles have been published by Fidelity Investments and other online and print publications.

Debby served fourteen years as controller and ten years on the board of directors of a rapidly growing biomedical research company near Washington, D.C. She has been listed in several compilations of Who's Who, including Who's Who of Women Executives (National Reference Press), Who's Who (Sterling), Who's Who of Notable American Women, and Who's Who Resitry of Buiness Leaders.

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