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    Money Matters on Campus

    Money Matters on Campus is a blog detailing how early attitudes and behaviors can affect the financial decisions of first year college students. Money Matters 2015

     It Make$ Cents! Blog

         It Make$ Cents has an amazing blog! It is a great place to get advice, read stories and even find opportunities to earn money or save at a local sale all written for students like you, by students like you! Our bloggers post ways to save, ways to earn and even some cheats to make the most bang for your buck! Our Blog is for the students, by the students and is waiting for you to check it out! 

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    Interesting Facts 

    The average National Student Loan Debt is $33,000.

    Average Student indebtedness in the state of Wisconsin is $28,128.

    The Average Student indebtedness at UW-L is $28,083.


    84% of college students have a credit card.  50% of them have 4 or more.


    Value of money converted to time:

    1 million seconds ago was 12 days ago.

    1 billion seconds ago was 32 years ago.

    1 trillion seconds ago was 32,000 years ago,  prehistory.


    To load a trillion dollars on a train: If we loaded box cars with $1 bills, each car 50 feet long, we could get $65 million in each car. It would take a train 240 miles long to haul the trillion dollars.


    $67,000,000,000 in student loans were in default in 2011.


     

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