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CheapScholar.org for Students

CheapScholar.org for Students

We know the challenges and hurdles that can be presented as a student moves forward in their educational career. Our hope is that through the use of CheapScholar.org we are able to provide you with the tools and information required to help you achieve your educational goals.

CheapScholar.org for Parents

CheapScholar.org for Parents

We understand the budgetary challenges that you face when trying to provide the best educational experience possible for your children. Our hope is that through the use of CheapScholar.org we are able to take the guesswork out of the financial aspect of this journey and arm you with the information and tools required to help your student achieve their educational goals.

CheapScholar.org for College Administrators

CheapScholar.org for College Administrators

As a college administrator, you are committed and dedicated to helping others gain access to a quality educational experience. We are devoted to making your experience with CheapScholar.org as valuable as possible in hopes that you visit us frequently and contribute on topics that you feel impassioned about.

CheapScholar.org for Guidance Counselors

CheapScholar.org for Guidance Counselors

You often serve as the “front-line” for fielding questions from students that are contemplating a post-secondary educational experience and the associated costs. At CheapScholar.org, we hope to serve as a support tool for not only you but your families and students as well.

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Car

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Car

27 January 2016

Getting the most out of your college experience means participating in internships, volunteering, attending events in the community and part-time jobs. Most of these activities require access to transportation. But while college is an amazing time for gaining invaluable life experience, it can be a not so great time for financial stability. So how do […]

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Meal Ideas and Money Saving Tips for College Students on a Budget 

Meal Ideas and Money Saving Tips for College Students on a Budget 

05 January 2016

Even if you don’t have much money to spend on your groceries while you’re in college, fear not. You can still cook tasty and nutritious meals by following these tips and tricks for eating well on a budget: Cut Down on Your Shopping Time The more time you spend at the grocery store, the more […]

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3 Key Ideas to Save Your Wallet While Still in College

3 Key Ideas to Save Your Wallet While Still in College

20 November 2015

There are three keys to saving your wallet while still in school: make money, save money and be smart with your money. Make Money Your class schedule may make “regular” jobs hard to find, but earning supplemental income doesn’t need to be an obstacle. There are 53 million freelance workers in the U.S. today, according […]

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Consider Giving The Gift of College This Season

Consider Giving The Gift of College This Season

18 November 2015

With student debt growing 56 percent over the past ten years, saving for college has never been more important. One way to face the challenging costs of college head-on is to open a 529 college savings plan. A 529 plan is a tax-advantaged investment plan designed to encourage saving for the future higher education expenses […]

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5 Ways to Save Money with Mobile & Gamification Apps

5 Ways to Save Money with Mobile & Gamification Apps

09 November 2015

Budgeting in order to save money can be a tedious task that’s often daunting and overwhelming. However, thanks to mobile technology and gamification, keeping to budget has never been so fun and easy. For those who aren’t familiar with the term “gamification,” it simply means the implementation of gaming concepts, such as competition, challenge and […]

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Big Ideas for Tailgating on a College Budget

Big Ideas for Tailgating on a College Budget

26 October 2015

There are a lot of toys you can buy for tailgating—TVs, canopies, solar-powered generators—but it will always be at heart a blue-collar activity. The average sports fan, especially one in college, isn’t going to drop hundreds of dollars on the tailgating experience. Sometimes all we need is a place to set up shop, grill some […]

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How College Students Can Avoid Identity Theft

How College Students Can Avoid Identity Theft

24 September 2015

Each year, some 15 million Americans are the victims of identity theft, costing them upward of $50 billion in financial losses, according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This makes it one of the most wide-ranging and costly crimes in modern life. What makes it most frightening is that everyone is at risk. Although you […]

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Academic Necessities Meet Student Budgets

Academic Necessities Meet Student Budgets

18 September 2015

College students have to find all kinds of creative ways to stretch their budgets. Not only do they need to acquire all of the necessities to make it through another week, but they want to have just enough cash left over to actually enjoy the weekend. It can be tricky, especially if you’re in a […]

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