Ascent Blog: Tag: Budgeting

Credit Scores 101
Sep 13, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
What is a credit score, and what exactly is a "good" credit score? Learn the basics of credit scores and… Read More
5 Ways to Budget for Summer Vacation
Jun 28, 2021 | By: Ruby Kate Galapon - SDSU Ascent Intern | In: For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Whether you’re planning for a staycation or an adventure a little farther away, these tips can help inspire you to… Read More
5 Ways to Easily Make Your Paycheck Last Longer
May 05, 2020 | By: Ascent | In: For Students, For College Students
Even before coronavirus, we asked students to share how they make their paychecks last longer to pay for school-related expenses. Read More
Understanding the Difference Between a WANT and a NEED
Jan 30, 2020 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For Schools, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
College is a time of newfound freedom as well as increased responsibilities for students transitioning from the comfort of their… Read More
How to Eat Healthy on a Budget
Jan 15, 2020 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
The holidays are a time to focus on family and friends; don't let eating healthy on a budget during the… Read More
True Life: Budgeting Sucks, But It’s Kind of Important
Nov 27, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For College Students
It can be stressful balancing school, work, relationships, family obligations, a social life, and especially finances. Money alone can be… Read More
8 Common Money Mistakes to Avoid as a College Student
Oct 14, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Don't make these common money mistakes in college. Keep your finances in check and stay on track on your journey… Read More
2019 New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Spending Habits
Dec 20, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
To keep your budget balanced into 2019 and beyond, we’ve compiled this list of healthy spending habits that can help… Read More
Student Survival Guide to Finals
Dec 18, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
We’ve compiled this Student Survival Guide to Finals to help you navigate the finals week in a way that keeps… Read More
Financial planning starting to freak you out? Here’s what you really need to know about sending your kid to college.
Nov 26, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
Nearly three-quarters of parents report their highest stressor as completing applications for admission and financial aid for college, with their… Read More