The goal of the $uccessful Start program is to ensure that Boston College's students are financially literate for their lifetime by offering a series of workshops and seminars, led by Boston College employees and expert guest speakers, related to all aspects of personal financial management.
Financial Literacy Focus: New Year's Resolutions
It’s hard to believe we are already one month into 2013! How are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? According to The New York Times, about 36% of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions break their resolution by the end of January. Does that sound like you? It might be time to recommit to your resolution, whether it was to eat healthier, get in shape, learn to save or budget better, or something else! With Spring Break right around the corner, these kinds of resolutions may seem more and more important. If you’re looking for ways to recommit to your resolution, eat healthier on a budget, get in shape without spending a ton of money, or save on your Spring Break, look no further! Check out these helpful articles and get started accomplishing your goals:
- ABC News: 5 Strategies for Highly Effective New Year's Resolutions
- How Stuff Works: 10 Tips for Staying on Budget
- Eating Well: 15 Tricks to Save Money on Food but Still Eat Well
- Money Talks News: 26 Tips to Save on Spring Break
- Main Street: 7 Spring Break Money Wasters
- Self: Moves to Slim Without the Gym
- Men's Health: The No-Gym, No Excuses Workout
Money Saving Smart App of the Month
This month’s money saving smart app comes from www.manilla.com. Manilla tracks every aspect of your finances, including bills, credit cards, reward programs, and accounts. Manilla will even remind you when a bill is due, so you won’t have to worry about late fees! You can access all of your accounts using one password. Check out their website for more information.