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MASTER YOUR PERSONAL FINANCES WITH THESE GREAT RESOURCES

Save Money at SIU

Savings tips for attending SIU and living in the Carbondale area to help make you more financially savvy!

Make Smart Financial Choices

Making smart financial decisions now will save you a lot of stress later and you will be able to make big purchases sooner!

Manage Your Money

Create your personalized budget today! Keep track of the money you actually earn versus the money that you spend each month.

Prepare For Your Future 

Look objectively at your good and bad spending habits and create a savings plan to help you prepare for emergencies and unforeseen expenses.

 

Use the Saluki Cents budgeting tool: Budget Spreadsheet

 CHECK OUT THESE SALUKI CENTS MONEY SAVING TIPS!

Travel
There are many ways to travel to SIU and navigate around the Carbondale area once you have moved in. Check out this list of suggestions!

Housing
Do you know what is available to you with your housing contract? Or, do you need some home items and accessories for your Residence Hall/new apartment? Check out this link for some Housing 101!

Food
Eating cheap does not have to mean eating fast food. Learn how to eat healthy on a budget!

Activities
Looking for different activities to do where you can branch out and meet new people? SIU has many opportunities available to you to help you become more involved!

Miscellaneous
Use these tips to help you become a smarter shopper!

Easiest Ways to Save Money

Create a financial game plan to save money!

Basics of a Budget

Do You Know the Basics of Budgeting? Find Out Here!

Easiest Ways to Save Money

Create a financial game plan to save money!