Category - Financial Literacy

University of Rochester

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Cheap Dates & Homemade Gifts this Valentine’s Day
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New Year’s Resolutions for Smart Spending
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Budgeting Your Holiday Spending
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Thrifty Ways to Show Your Thanks
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How NOT to be Nick Miller from New Girl

Cheap Dates & Homemade Gifts this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and you may be wondering how exactly you’re going to swing a classy date with your loved one for the holiday. Don’t worry! A nice evening out or a sweet gift doesn’t have to break the bank. Let Wallis Wallet be your guide as we explore some great[…]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Smart Spending

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We're almost three weeks into 2014, and you've likely made a resolution or two. If you made a resolution to spend wiser this year, but you already feel like you're slipping, never fear. Wallis Wallet is here with some tips for seriously smart spending!  Wallis Wallet wants YOU to start 2014 off on[…]

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Budgeting Your Holiday Spending

Budgeting Your Holiday Spending Well, December is finally here and the holidays are right around the corner! ‘Tis the season for Christmas tree pretzels from the Common Market, carols from all the a cappella groups on campus, sung in the library right when you’re trying to study for finals, and creative snowmen on the quad.[…]

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Thrifty Ways to Show Your Thanks

Happy fall, folks! Thanksgiving is fast approaching (my all-time favorite holiday), and in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I thought I would offer you some tips on how to be thankful and thrifty this month. To help me in these efforts, I’d like to introduce you to our new mascot, Wallis Wallet! We are launching a[…]

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How NOT to be Nick Miller from New Girl

In this past week’s episode of Fox’s New Girl, titled “The Box,” we see the whole dark and ugly truth of Nick Miller’s abominable money management. For those who don’t watch the show, all you need to know about Nick Miller is that at 30-something, he is a bartender with no bank account and more[…]

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