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Tips and advice to help you build a good credit score and manage your finances.

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Credit vs. Debit

No one can grow a money tree for you, but you already have the seeds to plant your own. The biggest secret of the ultrawealthy is that many of their fancy toys—cars, boats, houses—probably weren’t bought with their…

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Best Apps for College Students

Remember when your elementary school teacher said you wouldn’t always have a calculator in your pocket? Hindsight is 20/20. These days, you have all the information in the world at your fingertips. With the right combination of apps,…

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The Strangest Freshman Year Ever

When you were a high school freshman and your counselor asked you where you saw yourself in four years, we bet you weren’t quite envisioning this. Whether you’re in a dorm or apartment or living with family, this…

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Deserve’s Town Hall on Immigration: We’re stronger together

Students representing more than 90 countries, with ties to more than 300 universities, contributed to last month’s virtual Town Hall on Immigration. Wow! It’s probably not surprising considering how volatile and important this topic is to many of…

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You’re invited to the Deserve Town Hall on Immigration

Immigration affects all of us. It adds to the diversity, richness and strength of every sector of American life. That’s why Deserve was created to especially address the unique needs of International students. It’s also why we want…

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“Hey, how are you?” – A Blog Post About Self-Care

It’s a question we’re asking each other and ourselves quite a bit lately. The answer can vary day-to-day or even hour-to-hour. The whole Deserve crew has been sharing ways we’re keeping ourselves positive, busy and honest with each…

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Five Unconventional Study Tips for When Flashcards Just Don’t Work

Studying is a necessary – and unavoidable – part of academic life. If you want to do well in your classes, you need to prepare ahead of your exams and assignments to increase your chance of getting a…

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Your Financial Checklist in Times of Uncertainty

Colleges and universities closed their campuses for the spring term and students are switching to online only classes in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. This, and many other changes happening across the globe, is naturally making students nervous…

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Finding Employment in a Pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic has put millions out of work worldwide. It’s a time of great uncertainty, especially for college seniors or those close to graduating who were expecting to enter the job market soon. We’ve gathered some…

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A Note From Our CEO

Thank you for being a valued Deserve® cardholder. We recognize that the majority of our customers are in college, and the sudden university housing evacuations can be stressful and scary. While many of us are finding it difficult…

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