Websites for college students on tight budgets

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 tinyurl.com/AARPcollege.

Bankrate.com provides online calculator to analyze college spending and budgeting at tinyurl.com/BankrateCollege.

CollegeScholarships.org features extensive money saving tips for students in several various categories at tinyurl.com/College118ways.

CollegeTips.com spotlights 31 general tips to save money while in college at tinyurl.com/31CollegeTips.

Sallie Mae provides insights on managing credit, student loans and choosing a bank at tinyurl.com/SallieMaeCollege.

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