Brunch on a budget – when and where to get the best meal and deal!

Looking for a bite that doesn’t break the bank? Charleston, South Carolina, has been ranked one of the top food cities in the country, but when it comes to the brunch lifestyle of trendy downtown, affordable is hard to come by. As they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and these […]

6 high-end meals on a low-end budget

Running low on cash but want gourmet meals? No problem! Here in Charleston, that is easy to find. Charleston has become a culinary hotspot over the past few years offering endless options for every sort of craving. From pizza to salad, you can find hearty, high-quality meals without the high-priced bill. To indulge in a […]

Best tips for grocery shopping on a college budget

College students are typically known for being broke. For those who struggle with grocery store budgets, here are a few tips to keep money from escaping your wallet.  1. Plan ahead Everyone knows going to the grocery store hungry is a bad idea. Have a small snack, such as an apple or a granola bar […]

7 things to know before you travel

by Lauren Tombs Before you book your ticket across the country or overseas, keep these things in mind. If you don’t plan ahead, traveling can be far more stressful than it needs to be.  

Sporting fall fashion without amassing credit card debt

Being stylish requires keeping up with a lot of trends, knowing where to shop and having a pretty steep bank account. Or does it? It is quite possible to be a fashion star without going broke. I promise. Read on for some outfit ideas plus costs to prove you don’t have to be rich to be a fashion […]

How to be a fashionista on a college budget

For some people, clothes are merely a societal norm. For others, like myself, they represent a realm of possibilities, and a way to express yourself without using words. I am not embarrassed to say clothes are among my favorite things. Many people have the false presumption that in order to look stylish and trendy, their wardrobes […]

10 reasons I love to hate Whole Foods

– by Kate Peterson Whole Foods is not exactly on a college student’s budget for groceries, but that doesn’t mean we don’t still love going there…and hating our bank account later. Unfortunately, that’s only one of the 10 reasons I love hating my favorite grocery store.

15 ways to survive your freshman year

College is the time of your life. Right? It is four years unlike anything else you have ever experienced. For someone just 18 years old and away from home for the very first time, it can be both thrilling and exhilarating, while also frightening and even a bit daunting. Freshman year means learning to juggle […]