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Kick Off this Holiday Season by Doing Some Good

Millennials have recently been called the “cause generation,” growing up around and involved in social causes. With this social consciousness comes a flurry of topics that require attention, funding and volunteerism. Regardless of ones’ feelings about the holidays, great social calling usually comes with an understanding that the holidays are not even a choice for… Continue Reading

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5 Keys to Getting Financially Fit

Are you ready to get serious about improving your financial life? If so, it’s important to lay the groundwork for economic success now, while you’re younger. After all: It’s way easier, less complicated and far less time-consuming to learn how to take small, but smart money management steps in the present — rather than having… Continue Reading

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You Insure Your Smartphone, Why Not Your Life?

You’re young and living in the here and now. While it may not be top-of-mind or pleasant to think about your own mortality, September is Life Insurance Awareness Month and a perfect time to consider ways to protect yourself and your future. After all, you insure your smartphone, your car and even your vacations, so… Continue Reading


First-Timer Tips for Off-Campus Living

You put your time in at the dorms. You met some of the people you will know for the rest of your life. You also probably didn’t meet some of the people you will end up connecting with later in life. Either way, your chance to live off campus is finally here, but before you… Continue Reading

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Score a G.O.A.L. this summer – GET OUT AND LIVE

There’s an energy in the air in summer that you just can’t get at any other time of year. The sun is out, it’s warm and you have so much more energy to stay up. But you’re not in college anymore. No more sleeping until noon and staying out until the wee hours. After all,… Continue Reading