The college years are usually the years when you’re strapped for cash the most. From having to pay for gas money, Direct TV New Orleans, college tuition, cost of books and not being able to work many hours at our job, it’s easy to see why college students are poor. Now, how can you start saving money in college? Carpool: Since car maintenance and gas can be very expensive, it’s a great idea to carpool with your friends to school. This saves you time and money. Books: It’s also helpful to take classes with your friends so that you can share books and study together. You can also look for helpful websites that allow you to rent books as opposed to buying them. Food: In order to save on your grocery bill, try to use coupons as much as possible and only buy items that are on sale. Also, bring packed meals and avoid eating out as it’s more expensive. Living space: If you can, live at home as long as possible or move into an apartment with some friends in order to split costs. As you can see, there are some great things to keep in mind when looking to save a few bucks during your college years.
August 6, 2013
June 4, 2013
Downloading has brought a whole new dimension to listening and buying music. No longer do you have to buy a whole CD of songs, many of which you may not like.
In most cases, downloading music is better than buying CDs, because you can buy songs individually. With a CD, you have to pay 10 or 15 for a dozen or so songs, even though you may have heard or like only a couple by that artist. With downloading, you can buy just the songs you like and spend only around 1 a song.
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March 31, 2013
Today’s young adults grew up with the Internet, beginning with endless hours in their elementary school’s computer lab. After graduating from high school and college, these adults began to use the Internet for new purposes, such as landing a dream job or buying a used jukebox for a new apartment. With the Internet creeping into daily life thanks to wireless Internet connections, young adults make the most of the Internet.
For some young adults, the idea of picking up a phone to schedule an event may seem foreign. With Facebook and other social media networks, adults use the Internet to catch up with friends or start new friendships. With mobile Internet service, such as the service offered by CLEAR Internet, these Internet-savvy users don’t even need to be at home to find their friends for an evening of bowling or dancing.
The Internet offers multiple entertainment choices to suit any user’s taste. From addictive online games to endless videos of dancing cats, most young adults can spend hours online without becoming bored. Thanks to the power of wireless Internet, users can even enjoy their favorite entertainment websites from any location in their home. For young adults who still enjoy watching television through traditional methods, cable and internet bundles offer plenty of cable channels and quality Internet service at an affordable price.
Today’s young adults, who grew up with the Internet, are completely comfortable shopping online. Young adults turn to the Internet to search for deals on computers, food, furniture and more. Beyond finding good deals, the Internet also offers easy ways for consumers to find reviews of products and services. Consumers with 4G Internet connections can even find reviews while they’re at a store. Shoppers can use online reviews the next time they need to decide between different Internet service providers.
Finding a Job
For decades, job postings in local newspapers helped individuals to find new employment opportunities. Today, unemployed young adults turn to the Internet to look for jobs, improve their interview skills and network with hiring managers. With the Internet, job seekers can find more opportunities than ever before and apply for new jobs with the click of a button.
March 22, 2013
Online dating is a popular way to meet your potential dates. There are a few rules you should follow when dating online. Safety should always be your number one consideration. Never meet your online potential dates in a private setting. Meet at a public place such as a restaurant or coffee bar. You should always remember that you don’t actually know this person even if you have been communicating online for a long time.
People are not always honest about who they are when they are communicating through a computer. Online dating is (more…)
June 18, 2012
When it comes to our social life, it has more than likely changed over the years. From simple phone calls to now texting or messaging friends on Facebook, we’ve distanced ourselves and have found other ways to communicate.
If you’d like to avoid using Facebook as much as possible and would like to be social without it, here are some ways you can do so:
Call: With the technology we have today, we should take advantage of our smartphones and give our friends and family members a call on the phone.
Send letters: For a fun way to communicate, (more…)
June 6, 2012
When looking to do some shopping, whether it’s for Christmas or for some decorations for your home, you can benefit greatly from shopping online. Though there are many different websites to shop on, using Google product search in order to save money is one of the best ways to cut costs.
How can Google product search help you save on shopping?
Google product search is great because it allows you to search for what you’re looking for and then compare all the different prices for that exact item. It will also lists (more…)
June 4, 2012
Oh the things we do for love. From ritual painting and grooming to surgical procedures, the lengths we’ll go to astound. Men buy expensive cologne, cars, boats and clothes to catch a woman’s eye. Women pull, stretch, brush, tease, pluck, shave, wax, buff, practice gestures and expressions, all to be more note worthy.
When going out for a night on the town it really is all about first impressions. For that one second when by chance you brush past a person and the essence of them fills your perceptions.The whole story can be (more…)
June 2, 2012
The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is required for getting into graduate school. Test preparation is important for getting a good score on the test. The best way to prepare is being familiar with test format, do practice tests and review fundamentals.
The GRE test follows a certain format. There are three main areas, such as analytical ability, mathematical proficiency and verbal ability. Each area has two sections on the test and an extra credit section. The content for the extra credit section can vary.
Test takers can get familiar with the format by taking a (more…)
May 31, 2012
The college years are usually the years when you’re strapped for cash the most. From having to pay for gas money, college tuition, cost of books and not being able to work many hours at our job, it’s easy to see why college students are poor.
Now, how can you start saving money in college?
Carpool: Since car maintenance and gas can be very expensive, it’s a great idea to carpool with your friends to school. This saves you time and money.
Books: It’s also helpful (more…)