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The Ultimate College-Savings Checklist
Need help paying for college? Get all of the savings tips in our new podcast.

Four ways to have all the fun this fall
Fall is the BEST time to have fun on the cheap—we'll show you how.

Online Shopping Sneak Attack
Online shopping is ridiculously easy... maybe too easy. We'll show you how retailers try to get you to spend more money—and how to avoid it.

Here's How Much Money You Should Save Every Week
 You know you're supposed to save money... but how much is enough? We've got an easy way to figure it out.

The Real Cost of Summer (aka, How to Have Fun on The Cheap)
Prepare to have your mind blown... You don't have to spend a ton of money to have fun this summer 😯💨  We'll show you how!

4 Things All 16-Year-Olds Should Do With Their Money
Driving, prom, college -- how do you afford it all?? Check out these money musts for every teen.

Power down your tech addiction (and save!)
Technology can zap your cash if you're not careful. Find out how to  enjoy tech without spending all your money.

Tweet For College Wrap Up: 2017
We recap our biggest social media contest of the year, Tweet For College! Hear the winning tweets, and find out how you might win a scholarship next year.

Don’t let restaurants devour your cash!
Fact: food is awesome... but it's also expensive. Learn how to keep eating at your favorite restaurants without making your wallet sad.

Three Student Loan Myths - Debunked!
Student loans can make college possible, but watch out for these popular (and un-true) myths!

Getting Started With Giving (how to safely donate to your fav cause)
Want to change a life? We cover everything you need to know about donating money to a good cause.

Top 5 Money Tips of 2016
We rounded up our favorite money tips of the year. Check out the best of the best!

Deck The Halls (With DIY Gifts)
If spending all your money on gifts this holiday makes you feel ho-ho-horrible, try our affordable (and easy) DIY tips.

Should I Open a Checking Account?
If you're still putting money in a piggy bank, it might be time for a checking account... here's everything you need to know.

Don't Let FOMO Fool You
Don't let FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) pressure you into spending tons of money on your fun. Check out our ways to cope (and save)!

Protect your phone, protect yourself
 Your whole world is on your phone… but is it safe?

Today and Tomorrow Spending (AKA checking and savings accounts)
In this episode, we discuss the two accounts designed for today and tomorrow ... checking and savings accounts.

Tweet for College wrap-up
How can credit unions awaken your financial destiny? We asked teens across the country to tell us in our annual Tweet for College scholarship. In today's episode, we share our favorite Stars Wars inspired tweets.

Bust your budget? Try a spending plan.
Want a different approach to reaching your financial goals? Try a spending plan. With a spending plan, it’s not about what you can’t buy, but what you can.

Be Cool: Why Emotions and Money Don’t Mix
In this episode, we take a look at the connection between your emotions and how you spend money. If you’re not aware of how you feel, you might make big money mistakes. We’ll help you get it all straight.

Game On: A Better Way to Save
If you think saving money is boring, we have a better (and fun way) to do it. Make a game out of it! Listen to this episode to learn how.

Top 5 Money Tips of 2015
We've dug into the past year's podcasts to come up with our top five favorite money tips. Listen for the best ways to save, spend and protect your money.

Student financial aid to the rescue
If you plan to go to college but need financial aid, this episode is for you. We cover what you need to know about completing the Free Application For Student Aid (FAFSA).

Please don't steal my credit card info
With credit and debit card fraud on the rise, we have easy ways to help keep your information (and money) safe and. Plus, a 10-second money tip for anyone working at their favorite store.

Life skills = Money skills
Being financially smart is more than just saving money. It's about understanding basic life skills and how they can help you navigate your relationship with money.

Quirky Ways to Save
How far would you go to save a few bucks? In today's episode we explore the quirky side of saving money.

Outsmarting Scammers
Scams and frauds are always changing and evolving. In this episode, we'll talk about the new scams that are hitting young people, and what you can do to protect yourself... and your money!

Credit Unions vs. Zombies
How can credit unions help you prepare for a zombie apocalypse? We asked students across the country. Hear what they had to say.

Cheap vs. Saving Smart
What's the difference between being cheap and having a smart saving strategy? In this episode, we talk about why sometimes going the cheap route isn't always the smartest way to save.

Sneaky Sales Traps
In this episode, we uncover the different ways stores try to get you to spend money once you walk through their doors.

Your Money is Worth More Than You Think
What's the value of your hard-earned dollars? There are many ways to determine that. We cover them all in this episode.

Car Loan Hacks
Getting ready to buy a car? Before you sign on the dotted line, be sure to check out this podcast with ways to save on a car loan.

Maximize Your College Money
In this month's episode, we'll show you how to get the most bang for your college buck. With just a little planning and research, you can potentially save big bucks on future college expenses.

The Best Money Tips of 2014
It's the end-of-year list of our favorite money tips from the past 12 months. Join Allison as she recaps her favorite episodes from 2014.

How to Avoid Financial Peer Pressure
Does it sometimes feel like you're the only one in your group of friends who never has money? You're not alone. Many people feel the same way.

The Best of Everything
Learn how you can save money when it comes to buying the best of everything. 

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