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Monthly Archives: March 2008
Editor’s note: Peter Kim is our first official guest author on the Student LoanDown blog. A graduate of the University of California at Riverside, Peter is a Client Relationship Officer with Wells Fargo International Personal Banking. He enjoys telling people… Continue reading
When it comes to my finances, every cent is accounted for somewhere in my budget. Usually, I cut it pretty close due to my savings goals, some debts and my choice to spend more on housing. In general, I run… Continue reading
I’m very intrigued by the concept of Alternative Spring Break , which encourages young adults (18- to 24-year-olds) to engage in meaningful volunteer service instead of heading for the beach to party. Generally the programs run in late February and throughout… Continue reading
We’ve talked before about what to do once you’ve completed the FAFSA. Have your received your award packages (the next step) from your colleges yet? If so, I bet many of your schools gave you a chance for some “free… Continue reading
I have a shameful story to share. It’s shameful because I pride myself on being financially responsible…and passing on tips of financial responsibility to you readers. About a month ago, while standing at the Younkers counter about to purchase some… Continue reading
The Student LoanDown lost one of its own this past weekend. Our blog designer and friend, the fabulously talented Vincent Lau, passed away on Saturday. To put it plainly, we’re devastated. I’m usually overflowing with words, but these days I’m… Continue reading