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Websites for college students on tight budgets

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By Chuck Myers
McClatchy-Tribune News Service
We all know the rising cost of a college education. But many students face an additional financial challenge once classes begin: budgeting for living and personal expenses. Several Web sites offer advice and tools that can assists students with managing expenses while attending school. Here are just a few:
AARP offers several tips on reducing college costs at provides online calculator to analyze college spending and budgeting at features extensive money saving tips for students in several various categories at spotlights 31 general tips to save money while in college at
Sallie Mae provides insights on managing credit, student loans and choosing a bank at

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