Category: More Money Less Problems

More Money, Less Problems

Keeping Your Money in Quarantine BY: TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER While we remain at home indefinitely, why not try to save some money for after these stay at home orders end? It’s much easier now that we can’t go out…

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Spend now to save later BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Unfortunately, life costs a lot of money. Every single day, we need to eat, put on clothing, get around and maintain some sense of personal hygiene. We have to spend…

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Know where your money is going BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Warning! There’s nothing mind-blowing about this week’s edition of More Money, Less Problems. In fact, the advice that I’m going to offer is quite simple — but definitely not…

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Reading your “required text” on a budget  BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Classes are well underway and those pesky required readings are creeping up each week. If you’re like me, you dread the amount of “required” textbooks that are…

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Keep friends and stay frugal BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER “Let’s split it evenly!” Chills go down your spine. You look around the table. One friend ordered an appetizer, drinks and a steak. Another selected the shrimp and dessert. In…

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Finding entertainment at Mason for free BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR To me, entertainment is essential. We should all set a few of our dollars aside to make ourselves happy. Being strategic about doing that is one of the more…

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Streaming service subscriptions BY: IMANI HOLLOMAN, STAFF WRITER Sure, the university provides students who live in residence halls with free basic cable service, but are students truly satisfied with Mason’s television programs?  Let’s take a look. There are some good…

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How to get around without breaking the bank BY: IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR The cheapest parking pass you can get at Mason is $120, and it’s located all the way over on West Campus. Additionally, that pass doesn’t include…

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Prepping food is the meal deal BY: NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Meal prepping is hard.  You cook a lot of the same food, you get sick of eating it after two days, you spend a lot of money on eating…

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Take Back Treating Yourself BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER It starts as a frappuccino. Then, a new pair of jeans. Then, a weekend trip away. In the end, treating yourself is putting a hole in your wallet.  Treating yourself means gifting…