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Ice Cream for Dinner, and Other Small Tips for Saving Big Money

Graduation from my Masters program is near. No permanent job is in sight. Money-saving schemes loom to the fore of my awareness. Fortunately, I am a rat! “Resourceful”, “scavenger”, “survival”—no, “danger”—is my middle name. Here are some money-saving tips...

By on 5/23/08

The Pros and Cons of Grad School

As I prepare to graduate with my Masters in philosophy this coming Friday, I am reminded of a recent image: ...

By on 6/11/08

Close, but No Cigar

Here's a snapshot of my life since graduating with my Masters in philosophy in June...

By on 8/04/08

Video: Getting Insurance and Building Credit

Rachel Solomon is the personal finance maven behind a number of articles on Gradspot.com, and she’s recently begun producing a series of money-related videos for SmartMoney geared specifically toward issues affecting recent grads....

By Gradspot Dot Com on 9/15/08

The Pros and Cons of Prepaid Debit

If you’re still in college, you may notice fewer credit card companies offering you free Nalgenes if you sign up for some plastic. That’s because college are cracking down on credit-card marketing on campus to curb the trend of students graduating with massive debt....

By Keshav Singh on 9/11/08

How Much Money Do You Waste?

Loyal readers know that we’re a broken record when it comes to personal finance: “Saving money is all about getting over the hump of denial. Once you make an honest appraisal of your monthly expenditures, making a few strategic cutbacks ain’t nuthin’ but a chicken wing.” ...

By Christopher Schonberger on 9/08/08

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Ever wish you had a sage sidekick who could answer all your questions about student debt and healthcare? Or a trusty personal assistant to set up your bank account and switch your cell phone provider? Sometimes the most essential things in your life are the most annoying to deal with…so why not let us take care of them for you...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 4/04/08

Top Ten Most Absurd Credit Cards

When you’re a recent grad with a miniscule income, a sublet apartment, and no bills in your name, convincing credit card companies to throw you a bone isn’t always easy. Combine those stacked odds with the fact that it takes an advanced...

By Christopher Schonberger on 8/28/08

Damn It Feels Good to Be a Banker

Bankers and consultants, it’s time to squash the beef...

By Christopher Schonberger on 8/28/08

It's Fiiiiiinance!

Now, in my mind "banker" is just Cockney rhyming slang, not an actual profession, and I'm only semi-ashamed to admit that my level of mathematics is similar to that of an 11 year old...

By Tom Wiseman on 8/25/08
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