Are you starting college, sending a child to college, or returning to college in the fall? Getting a college degree is a wise investment and managing your money wisely in the process is serious business. Here are 5 quick tips to help you take control of your money in college.

  1. Create a realistic budget and stick to it.
  2. Get a bank account and take advantage of services for students.
  3. Apply for grants and scholarships and seek out other discounts.
  4. Buy used textbooks.
  5. Save for unexpected expenses like a car or computer repair.

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