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It’s All Here (Literally, click the links)

For Students ==> the faculty and ASRP alike… Are here to lend an ear. Cuz’ what would Montclair as a University be If not able to say it is ALL here…   Registration has begun and the end is in sight… Do you know when you start your career? How many credits to go? What […]

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Life After Graduation – What are your worker’s rights?

The U.S. Department of Labor has an incredible index with everything you need to know about your worker’s rights as well as statistics and information on wages, disability and much more. Worker’s Rights Index OSHA – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has a great resource for complete information on your worker’s rights. OSHA Worker’s […]

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Life After Graduation – Need to know the student loan basics?

Student loans do not need to be complex and burdensome. Learn the student loan basics from the experts so that your life after graduation is less financially stressful. If you have a federal student loan try the following student loans resource from the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid program. Federal Student Loans If […]

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Life After Graduation – Need information on buying or leasing a car?

Buying a car can be more complex than you think. For information on buying your first car try this how-to guide from the Department of Motor Vehicles. Not a big fan of the DMV? Moneyfor20s.com has more information on how to buy your first car. Not sure if you want to buy a new or […]

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Life After Graduation – Do you know how to use public transportation in New Jersey and New York City?

Commuting for work five days a week from New Jersey to New York can be difficult, especially if you have never used public transportation before. What should you consider when commuting to New York City for the first time? Do you live closer to a bus stop or train station? Both forms of public transportation […]

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Life After Graduation – Do you need help understanding your paycheck?

Not sure why your paycheck is so low? What do the various deductions listed on your paycheck mean? Learn how to understand your paycheck by visiting this article by Moneyinyour20s… Understanding Your Paycheck Want to learn more? Go to Fastweb.com to see an example of the costs of the deductions taken from your paycheck. Deduction […]

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Life After Graduation – How do you find an apartment?

What is your price range? Where do you want to live? Will you have a roommate to share the cost? Those are the questions you need to answer before you search for your first place. Here are some useful sites for finding your first place whether you are renting or buying in New Jersey. http://www.rent.com/ […]

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Life After Graduation – How do you do your taxes?

The following tax information is from the 2005 Life After School Explained guide for Montclair State University from capandcampus.com. What are your options when you need to do your taxes? Pay a tax accountant– This page on Smartmoney.com explains the simple steps you can take to find a good tax accountant. Finding a tax accountant […]

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Life After Graduation – How do you find the bank that is right for you?

Bank accounts are an effective way to manage and save your money. What kind of account is best for you? How do you choose the right bank? Compare Interest Rates – Some banks have higher interest rates than others. Interest rates differ depending on the type of account you use. Make sure you compare the […]

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Life After Graduation – Do you understand credit, credit protection and credit reports and scores?

Establishing good credit and protecting your credit after graduation can be a daunting task if you are unfamiliar with how credit works.  Furthermore, what are credit reports and scores, and how do they affect you? The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is a great resource for credit questions and information. This NFCC consumer tips link […]

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