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Podcast 73: Saving Money at College, Flexo

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On today’s episode of the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Tom Dziubek talks to Consumerism Commentary founder Flexo about his tips on saving money at college. Among the items discussed, Flexo talks about saving money while eating, how to not get ripped off buying textbooks and, naturally, the financial essentials regarding credit cards, checking and savings accounts for college students.

Consumerism Commentary Podcast #73
Saving Money at College, Flexo: S03E21 / 95

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Table of contents

[00:00] Introduction from Tom Dziubek
[00:32] Interview with Flexo
[00:43] How Flexo felt about financial issues in college
[01:50] Credit cards & checking accounts
[05:50] Savings accounts
[06:52] Saving money on textbooks
[09:39] Living off-campus vs. on-campus
[11:53] Student discounts
[12:42] Eating on-campus vs. dining out
[13:49] Eating in a dorm room
[15:32] Splitting bills at restaurants
[17:31] Buying coffee and water
[19:24] Working at college
[24:43] End

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Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published September 12, 2010. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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