Tag Archives: money

3 Things Every New College Student Needs to Know

Starting college is a major milestone for any student. It marks the beginning of a thrilling, transformative chapter in life. If you’ll be studying in a new country, let alone an unfamiliar city or state, then you’re probably feeling even …

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How to plan your Student Budget throughout the Year

It is important for one to balance their expenses and their income at the same time, especially for students.  There are tons of expenses to be considered especially if you are in college.  You may easily find yourself struggling without …

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How to tip in the U.S.!

To tip or not to tip?  And if you do, how much? A few month ago, my friend Julia came to visit me from Germany. One evening she took me out for a nice dinner at an Italian restaurant in …

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Make Your Fees Count!

International students, ask yourself a question: am I getting all I can from this experience? If the answer is no (or a hesitant yes), then we urge you to keep reading this post.  And if the answer is yes, well, …

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CENCOEX (CADIVI) – We’ll help Make It Easy!

We understand that the CENCOEX (previously known as CADIVI) process can raise a lot of questions from students.  The process may not always be clear and in addition, CENCOEX frequently changes its requirements.

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peerTransfer Now Accepts Chinese Renminbi!

We have some big news this week! We’re bursting with excitement to tell you that peerTransfer now has the ability for Chinese students to pay in their home currency, the Chinese Renminbi! That’s right – Chinese students, you can finally pay in your …

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September’s 5 Easy Ways to Save Your Money

We’re starting off this week by adding to our running series, “Easy Ways to Save Your Money.”  You can find our previous posts here, here and here. Today, we’re talking about the basics, as the beginning of school can always …

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One Simple Trick to Help You Save Money

When it comes time to shell out some dough, which method do you use – cash or credit? While there are now plenty of other options – credit, debit, Google Wallet – the main methods still breakdown to either cash …

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7 Lessons from 20 Freshman Years

We took a quick poll around our office for seven different tips we all wish we had known before we entered freshman year.  While no list is always complete, we believe these tips serve as a good starting point.  After …

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5 (More) Quick and Easy Ways to Save Your Money

Last month, we posted our first 5 tips in this series and received a fair amount of positive feedback.  So, to the delight of some (and hopefully to the dismay of none), we’ve decided to post another 5 tips this month …

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