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10 Budgeting Tips For College Students



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$50 for New Memberships!

Earn $50 for opening a New Membership, AND get entered to our Great Grocery Giveaway!

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Product of the Month - iLife Backpack

Open a NEW Christmas Club Savings Account at Shell FCU and receive a FREE iLife backpack! Its never too early to start saving for Christmas, come to any of our 10 branches to open yours today!

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Financial Resources

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Going to College

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College is expensive, no surprise there. And textbooks can be just as costly. But the good news is they don’t have to be! As long as you plan ahead and sign up for classes early, you can get your textbooks early, and cheaper. Click here to read more...   

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College Financing 101                                                                                                                   You've received your acceptance letter, but how are you going to pay for it? Watch this video to learn about the different types of finanical aid, how much money you really need, private loan options and how your credit union  can help. Click here to watch!

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Student Choice Lending
Shell FCU now offers a pay to help you fund your college education! For information about lending and to apply, click here to read more...

 

Siren-search Searching for Scholarships
Searching for scholarships can be difficult, if you don’t know where to look. Don’t think because you aren’t a minority that you can’t get a scholarship. There is no sense in paying full price for college. All you have to do is search! Click here to read more...

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Are you thinking about heading out to a college you might attend? Check out the tips below for some guidance! Click here to read more...

College-siren Beware!
If you have not heard by now, there is a fairly new rule in Texas colleges. If you are an undergraduate student and if you started as a first-time undergraduate at any Texas public community college, four-year college, or university... Click here to read more...

College-pen Signing up for College Classes
Getting started in college can be a very stressful and confusing time. And signing up for classes isn’t any easier. College classes and high school classes are way different. In college they don’t make your schedule for... Click here to read more...

College-run Avoiding the Freshman 15
Dun...Dun...Dun.... We've all heard the stories of the infamous "freshman 15." That does not have to be you! There are simple measures you can take to avoid the extra lbs. Click here to watch the video!

College-question The Scholarship Hunt
Did you know there are thousands of scholarships out there? Even if you aren't the star athlete or valedictorian, there are still ways for you to get financial help with college. Click here to watch the video!