If there's one thing every student knows about college, it's that school is expensive. Tuition fees are astronomical, and then you have to buy books and supplies that can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars. By the time you get around to the other stuff, like food and entertainment, it can be difficult to fit those things into your budget. At CreditBox, we have come up with a list of smart saving tips for college students.
Did you know there are finance apps that can help you save money, and they're available as a free download to your smartphone or tablet? CreditBox has compiled a list of some of these useful financial resources to help you cut costs and stretch your budget a bit further. Browse through this list of free financial resources to find one, or several, to download to your mobile device and increase your savings.
Often, people participate in online school or work from the comfort of their own homes. But it can be difficult to stay motivated when there isn't a professor or boss standing over you, making sure you're getting your work accomplished.
Studies have shown that it's healthier to sleep in a cool space, but when summer rolls around, it can be hard to stay cold and still afford the electric bill. Luckily, there are some ways to beat the heat at night without turning the AC down so low that you can't afford it. Here at CreditBox, we've put together a list of our best ideas.
Students work hard to reach graduation and deserve to enjoy a great party. Are you throwing a graduation bash? Take advantage of these money-saving tips to get the things you need while sticking to your budget.
Money-saving tips for planning your graduation party include making your own decorations, keeping the food you serve simple or hosting a potluck, and making a soundtrack of your favorite music to play at the party. You may also want to save cash by hosting the party at a budget-friendly location. At CreditBox, we've put together this list of money-saving tips to help you with everything from speaker rental to ideas for easy appetizers.
Moving into a new place is so exciting. You get to decorate and show off your style, and you may even find yourself buying new furniture. The problem is that furniture can be expensive these days — that is, it can be if you don't know the right place to look. At CreditBox, we've put together a list of places where you can almost always find affordable furniture for your new home or apartment.
Spring cleaning is a great way to get your home ready for warm weather and say goodbye to gray winter days. If you're new to spring cleaning, you might be wondering where to start. Fortunately, here are some tips and tricks from us at CreditBox that make it easy to get your tasks done quickly. You may even find you have fun with the process because getting it all done leaves you with a feeling of satisfaction and a relaxing, clutter-free home to enjoy.
Whether you're looking to get healthy, get back to nature, or just get outside, growing a garden is one of the best spring activities to help cross all of those goals off your list at once. From yard cleanup to spring planting, March, April, and May are the perfect times for turning your outdoor space into an oasis. Here at CreditBox, we've put together a list of the best plants to grow in the spring, including what you need to do to get started.
Winter is upon us, which means the weather is getting colder fast and freezing temperatures are approaching. Unfortunately, if you aren't prepared, these conditions can cause everything from frozen pipes to problems with your HVAC system. Find out how to properly prepare your home for winter — it'll save you time and money.