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The Ramen Budget is a website directed towards various college students who need direction on how to save money more efficiently. The website is broken down into categories including travel, entertainment, food, drinking, and college life (quick tips), which are meant to cover the components of college on a weekly basis. Although college students are our target audience, we encourage others to view this website as a way to live an affordable life. Keep a look out for updates on this website and across social media that will inform you on the latest ways to save money. From traveling on the weekends to going to a concert to buying new clothes to eating out for dinner to buying groceries for the week to all things fun, we will guide you towards a cost-effective life with no drastic changes!

 

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Traveling

Traveling as a college student can be difficult because it always involves more money that you are willing to spend. This section of The Ramen Budget is meant for those people who want to get away on the weekends that include going home, visiting a friend at their college, or leaving for a getaway. In order to travel for the weekend, after classes are done for the week, you have to plan ahead. Planning is important when going on a trip because it will allow you to know how much money to save and how much money you can spend while on your trip. This page will be important for those who love to travel or just go away for the weekend, while at school or in general. By reading this section, you can learn a few tips on the smart way to travel, how to be affordable, and have fun all at the same time.

Entertainment

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Photo Credit: ms.akr

Entertainment can be any number of things that we all enjoy or can participate in to pass the time. This section of The Ramen Budget is here so you don’t get that pit feeling in your stomach, the morning after your go out and you check your bank account. That “what am I going to do” feeling immediately after you know you’ve spent too much and you haven’t the faintest idea about how you are going to pay this month’s rent. Believe me, we have all been there before but the goal here is for us all never to be in that position again. Think of this page as a one-stop shop for everything you need to know about how to have fun in college without breaking the bank. I will give you tips on ways to save on eating out, music concerts, movies, trips, visiting friends at other colleges and much more. So what are you waiting for? Dive right in! Consume every tip on this page because the trick to a better consumer starts with you.

 

Food 

Food. Who here doesn’t love food? We have to have it to survive so why not try to save some money while we’re at it? We all know that food can be expensive, especially if you are trying to eat healthy. This website will provide you with tips on how to save money, but still being able to buy the foods that you want. I know for me that when it comes to buying food, most college students simply go into the store and pick up whatever they want without checking prices and shopping around. This section of The Ramen Budget is here to help students learn where to go to get the best prices while also getting the best quality. This section is meant for students who are wanting to save money, time, and enjoy all of the foods that they know and love. Also, under the “food” tab, you can find tips for eating out on a budget; which is another thing we all love to do. So go ahead, click the tab and start learning how to save money on buying groceries and eating out affordably, today!

Drinking

Drinking and partying has become an important part of many college students’ lives. There won’t always be a cute guy at the bar to buy your drink, though. We all know how expensive alcohol can get; especially when buying drinks at the bar or making mixed drinks at home. The Ramen Budget will provide you different tips on how to save money while still being able to enjoy all your favorite drinks! I promise it is possible to go out with your friends on the weekends and save money at the same time.  Just follow all the great tips on this site and you’ll be on the road to budgeting while partying!

Quick Tips

College Life (Quick Tips) As a college student, days are fast-paced and schedules are packed. Trying to mix in a social life in with classes and everything else on your to-do list can be difficult. We know that you have little time and even less money, so this section includes information regarding college life in general and quick tip about saving more. It also strives to give quick ideas or tips on how to save money in any situation. From DIY projects to student discount advice, college life - quick tips section is an efficient and easy read for those that want to learn to save money on-the-go.