Here you will find the materials you will need to work on your budget.
Cost of Living Prices
Leaving the Folks Behind...
Use this to find average costs for basic items in each state or nationwide.
Experience can be a dear teacher when it comes to overspending at college. Many students discover, at the most inconvenient and embarrassing times, that their expenses have exceeded their income -- they are out of cash! The question is what to do. Call home? Borrow from the roommate? Both are short term solutions at best. A better solution is to design a budget using the worksheet Budget for college spending and take control of the cash flow.