‘Money’ Posts

Earn Money With Your Car as a Student

Earn Money With Your Car as a Student

When looking to make extra money, college students typically don’t have a lot of options. A rigid class schedule and a limited resume can make finding even a part-time job difficult–lack of flexibility and little experience limits job prospects considerably. What many college students with cars forget is that they already have a resource for ...

Quick Tips for Scholarships

Quick Tips for Scholarships

At this point in my college career I’m not sure what I have more of, knowledge or debt. Fortunately, scholarships exist to aid students through the treacherous amount of tuition fees we have to pay. They may seem hard to come by, but there are actually helpful tips that can help you snag one of ...

Personal Finance Tools You Should Be Using

Personal Finance Tools You Should Be Using

College students, as a general rule, are striving for autonomy. We all want to be independent of our parents, but when it comes to money, sometimes it’s easier to ask mom for cash or get dad to do your taxes. If you’re ready to get better at managing your money on your own, check out ...

Side Jobs for Students

Side Jobs for Students

Money: everyone wants more of it. If you’d like to make some dough without committing to a full-time job, try out some of the suggestions below. Fiverr One of the most well-known online side hustles, fiverr.com, is a hub for simple tasks (from web design to business consulting) that people are willing to pay a ...

Books That Will Make You Better: The Richest Man in Babylon

Books That Will Make You Better: The Richest Man in Babylon

College students are notoriously bad with money. Many of us find ourselves provided for in the way of food and housing and without the responsibilities of a career. With this freedom comes a false sense of security; when we have cash, we spend it. Meanwhile, we’re racking up massive amounts of debt. What’s a young ...

How To: Save Money on Transportation

How To: Save Money on Transportation

Being a college student can be an expensive adventure. With tuition and fees, books, on or off-campus housing, and trying to maintain a social life, expenses  add up quickly. HackCollege is all about helping you save money. That’s why we’ve put together this list of ways to save on transportation wherever you go: class, home, ...

Amazon Shopping Hacks

Amazon Shopping Hacks

Ah, Amazon—the online world’s one-stop shop for diapers, drones and discounted textbooks. Whether you’re logging in for the occasional splurge or are chained to the mobile app, there are plenty of ways to enhance your Amazon experience. We’ve provided some helpful tips here. Share Prime Amazon Prime has many perks, but sometimes even the discounted ...

Tech Tips for College Health

Tech Tips for College Health

Surviving college has become nearly impossible without the use of technology. We often forget how lucky we are to not have to sift through card catalogs at the library to find information. Luckily, technology has made helpful improvements beyond the stacks of the library and into tracking our daily lives, so why shouldn’t we utilize ...

Why You Should: Ditch Your Data Plan

Why You Should: Ditch Your Data Plan

A few years ago, we wrote about options for getting rid of your cell phone contract to save money. While that is certainly still an excellent option for your budget, today we’re going to take it one step further: get rid of smartphone data entirely. The Cost of Data The average individual cell phone bill ...

Quick Tips for Living in an Expensive State as a College Student

Quick Tips for Living in an Expensive State as a College Student

Being a college student can be a financial challenge, can’t it? You have to worry about paying for tuition and books while still maintaining healthy physical habits and trying to keep up with friends and family. Furthermore, most college students change their majors at some point during their college experience—which leads to more financial burden. Some ...

Buying Textbooks Without Breaking the Bank

Buying Textbooks Without Breaking the Bank

You’ve finally paid your tuition, your room and board is set, you have your parking pass and you think you’re good to go. You breathe a sigh of relief, thinking your bank account is finally done being brutalized. Then it hits you: textbooks. Why do textbooks have to be so expensive? The amount of money ...

Hack Studying Abroad: Free Tuition in Europe

Hack Studying Abroad: Free Tuition in Europe

The opportunity to study abroad is one touted for its educational and cultural benefits by the majority of American universities, but many students believe that it’s simply too expensive to even consider. In order to continue receiving financial aid, students are typically required to enroll in study abroad programs sponsored by their US-based school, which ...