“Money Talks” Blog

Our blog posts cover important topics such as how to create a budget for college, how to improve your fundraising campaign, where to find student discounts, and more.

CauseEDU is Going “Upstream”

“There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in.” – Desmond[…]

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Budgeting For College: What You Should (Really) Expect To Pay

One of the biggest mistakes students make when preparing for school is not looking at the total cost of their degree. We don’t just mean the “cost of attendance” you[…]

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Top 10 Reasons Students Should Crowdfund on CauseEDU

With so many crowdfunding platforms out there, what makes CauseEDU the best for students raising money for school? We’re glad you asked. 1 | Our Recurring Donations Feature Donors give[…]

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How Students Can Crowdfund For School

There’s a science to raising money for school.  After several years helping students fundraise their education expenses through crowdfunding, our Founder has discovered that donors give more when they: Can confirm[…]

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Donors Now Have More Giving Options

We want to make it easy for donors to give you money. That’s pretty much why CauseEDU was founded: the process to get donations to students was more difficult than[…]

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Student Discounts

We’ll just assume if you’re a student you’ll need them… *Note that almost every discount requires either a valid student ID or a .edu email address. Clothing/Other Stores American Apparel[…]

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Social Media Matters – Really

Recently, Harvard University rescinded admissions offers to a number of students who had questionable social media presences.  While it’s debatable whether or not this “should” have been done, the reality[…]

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Paying For College: Plan Now For Next Year

As we head into the second half of the school year, this is the perfect time to get started on planning your 2018-2019 budget.  There are ways to increase your[…]

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The Sprint Medley of College Financing

Paying for college isn’t typically a solo act. It’s more like a relay race – there are scholarships, student loans, friends/family/community, and the student, all taking the baton at some[…]

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