Budgeting... The Extra Mile

College students; renowned for their low incomes. Always looking for ways to save an extra buck while still managing to get by. There are simple steps students should take to actively save money and spend less. Along with these steps to budgeting, there are a plethora of resources to assist you in the money saving/budgeting process. If you stay faithful to the steps and resources, you will be satisfied with the results.

3 Exercise Tools for the Dorm: Battle the Freshman 15

What is the Freshman 15?

For young people who are about to embark on their college experience, the freshman 15 seems like a made up myth, or something that would never affect them throughout their college experience. Unfortunately for these people, they soon realize that the freshman 15 is a very real thing throughout their first semester of college. Web MD states that one in four college students actually gain 5% of their body weight during the first semester of their Freshman year.

When you enter college, you're introduced to a whole new level of independence that you've never experienced before. With this indipendence comes the ability to choose what you eat, what you drink, and how much physical activity you take part in throughout any given day. It's often very hard to make healthy decisions when you're living in a dorm, mostly because you have limited access to healthy cooking, the campus dining halls offer enticing and unhealthy food options, and most of all - your dorm room offers you very little room for excersise and physical activity. Luckily, throughout this article, we will discuss three helpful exercise tools that you can use in order to avoide the freshman 15, or lose it if you already gained it. 

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Why do pittsburghers love primantis?

The Primanti Brothers is a staple of Pittsburgh. But what is it about this sanwhich with coleslaw and fries on it that makes Pittsburgher's crave it?

Love Athens? Here are 4 More Ohio Small Towns You Need to Visit

Athens Vibes Across Ohio:
If Athens is one of your favorite small towns then get ready to visit four more Ohio towns that will capture your heart. If you can't get enough of the Athens charm then these towns are the best spots for weekend a get away with family and friends. Explore Ohio and add these four small towns to your must see list!

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College sucks and I can't stop eating: Stop college stress eating 101

It’s been said that college is the best four (or more) years of your life. But Ithink you can admit college is definitely stressful. Between desperately trying to keepyour GPA up, being broke and maintaining asocial life, it’s no wonder there willbe many timesyouutter the words, “college sucks!” It’s normal to experience a range of emotions during low points in college from stress, anxiety, sadness, boredom and loneliness.

10 Tips to Saving Money During Your Night Out

Saving Money is Important!

You are a college student and your money is pretty important. After all, we don't really want to spend every free minute working a part-time job instead of getting "the college experience". All too often we go out and have a great night, only to wake up to our empty bank accounts. Luckily, we have some ways to save money when you go out again because every penny counts. 


Money-Saving Tip #1: Pay with Cash

Paying with cash allows you to notice exactly how much you are paying per drink, instead of simply putting it on your tab all night. This way you won't be mindlessly dwindling away your bank account, you'll actually be saving money. Here's another little something that could help you out, this way you won't forget to tip! When you leave a tip, you can become the bartenders friend which can get you a nice discount now and then. 

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