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Money_EV072814Finishing your education doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are six money management tips to help you budget for your education:

1. Be wary of opening too many credit cards.
2. Use apps like Mint.com and You Need a Budget to track your spending habits.
3. If you have student loans, make sure you understand all the terms of the loan, including how much you owe and when.
4. Pay your bills on time to avoid incurring any penalties.
5. Set your priorities of what are necessities and what are luxuries.
6. Meet with your Everest student finance planner to help set a budget.

Budget, written with white chalk on a blackboard.

Managing your money is important and can help you keep more of it. But what if you’re always on the go? Thankfully, these apps can help. Check out what CNN Money says are the six best banking and budget apps out there.

Pageonce Money and Bills
Connect your bank accounts, bills, credit cards, loans, cell phone minutes and travel rewards in one place.
Price: Free

Works on: Android, iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7

iAllowance
A great way to be the “bank” for your kids. They accumulate money or rewards and when they want to use their money, you can debit their account.
Price: $3.99

Works on: iPhone, iPad

Mint
This great budgeting app puts everything — bank accounts, credit cards, loans and bills — all in one place, showing you where your money goes and giving you helpful tips.
Price: Free

Works on: Android, iPhone, iPad

Chase Mobile
If you’re a Chase customer, you can do everything from check balances and transfer funds to deposit checks by snapping a picture.
Price: Free

Works on: Android, iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry

PayPal Mobile
This gives you an easy and free way to pay people and businesses. Just enter their email or cell phone number and send.
Price: Free

Works on: Android, iPhone, BlackBerry

Expensify
If you need to hang onto receipts but hate little slips of paper, this is a great alternative. It can even create expense reports for you.
Price: Free

Works on: Android, iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7

 


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