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Career Money

Handling money in the summer is like putting a load of socks through the laundry. Somewhere between the spin cycle and the dryer, you lose one, presumably behind the washing machine or through black magic, never to be seen or worn again. It isn’t a big deal for the most part because it’s just one sock and it was that holey one you didn’t wear often and who really cares about hosiery anyway? But then you lose another couple, and another couple, and suddenly one day your feet are freezing and you are left to do without, sulking and sockless. This is exactly how it goes with your dollars over...
Studying abroad can be one of the best, most fulfilling experiences you’ll have in college. After all, it’s one of the only times in your life when you’ll get the opportunity to spend months exploring another country! However, with the costs of tuition, applying to the program, flights and living expenses, making the decision to study internationally can be a hefty financial investment. Luckily, there are several different ways to make your semester abroad more affordable, whether you’re headed for the streets of Paris or the cliffs of Ireland. Your bank account will thank you! Apply for...
After a bittersweet graduation and an extensive job search, budgeting may be the last thing on your mind. But despite what your college lifestyle may have led you to believe, the dance floor is not the last place you’ll be hearing about dolla dolla bills — in fact, you’re more responsible for your finances now than ever. Your post-college expenditures won’t just consist of late-night library vending machine raids and beach week martinis, but also rent, utilities, insurance, and, well, everything else. It may sound scary, but have no fear — Her Campus has tips on how to create and perfect your...