Daily Archives: May 8, 2013

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Ten-dollar textbooks

To all of us buying textbooks for classes can be quite expensive, especially with the added-on fees that some bookstores add to their books. As if college wasn’t expensive enough: Parking, registration student fees, units per class fees and of course gas to get to school. Well have no fear Citrus Owls, I am going…

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Special student savings

Not many things in life are free, especially for college students who don’t make much money or have money at all.   However, Amazon, the online site, offers a free Amazon Prime membership for college students.   Amazon Student is a free membership program created especially for college students. Members receive benefits such as six…

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Top $$ trivia

If you spent any amount of time with me during 2004, you knew I was liable to do two things at any moment: bust out the A-Town Stomp from Usher’s “Yeah” video (which only got awkward during church) and bring up Ken Jennings’ record-setting Jeopardy streak in unrelated conversations (really awkward during church).   My…

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Get paid to shop

Lets face it; no one likes footing the bill on groceries. I of all people can’t stand going and buying my groceries at once, I try to only buy what I need and when I need it.   I thought that this method was the smart thing to do until I witnessed someone doing “extreme couponing.” I…

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Diner deals

With the margin between the wealthy and the impoverished becoming larger, making ends meet and still being able to have that special anniversary dinner or celebrate a graduation is becoming harder.   If you live at or below the poverty line, it’s not realistic to go and spend a hundred dollars on one meal when…