The College Student's Guide to Cheap Travel

When I was in college I was the perfect distance away from home. The two hour drive from Iowa City to Des Moines gave me plenty of independence, but also allowed me to make the trip to see my parents whenever I wanted. The best part was, it only cost me a tank of gas.  A lot of students aren't quite as fortunate and they are forced to tap into their dwindling bank account to pay for plane tickets.

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Brad's Favorite Freebies: Lowe's, Katy Perry Prism Album & Fragrance Samples

This week's freebies roundup includes: Lowe's, Katy Perry Prism Album & Fragrance Samples!

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Travel Hack Tuesday: Distance-Based Travel with British Airways

Welcome back to another Travel Hack Tuesday!  Last week, we discussed how to receive the Southwest Companion Pass.  This week, we're shifting gears to a more international airline: British Airways.

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How The New FICO Scores Will Affect Consumers

Every few years, car lovers rejoice when their favorite models are redesigned and improved. Like new cars, new formulas used to create credit scores are also released every few years, and the latest version of the FICO credit scoring formula has the personal finance world abuzz.

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15 Useful Ways To Save Money On Textbooks in College

With student loan debt soaring and the high cost of tuition, it’s safe to say that finances is on every college student’s mind. As every semester rolls around, it’s that time again for planning your schedule, paying tuition, and of course, buying your textbooks.

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Why Your Dream School is Probably a Bad Idea

Choosing where to attend college is, for many, the first major choice of one's adult life. For grades preschool through 12, most are sent to public schools determined by location or shepherded to private schools of their parents' choice.

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It's 100 Days Until Black Friday! This is Why You Should Start Getting Ready Now.

Black Friday season will be heating up roughly a month from now, so it is our solemn duty as deal experts to impart some Black Friday wisdom upon our faithful fans on this, the day the countdown begins.

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Brad's Favorite Freebies: Red Robin, Google Play & Nivea

This week's freebies roundup includes: Red Robin, Google Play & Nivea!

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Travel Hack Tuesday: Free Southwest Travel for a Friend

Today, I wanted to detail one of my favorite ''travel hacks" of all time, receiving the Southwest Companion Pass.  With Southwest now flying internationally in the Caribbean, the value of the Companion Pass continues to increase.  Essentially,  the companion pass allows you to take along a friend or loved one with you for free every time you travel Southwest Airlines. The best part is, they can still fly with you even if you're using points to fly!

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