Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme from College Info Geek dive into the strategies and tactics that the best students use to be awesome at college. Learn how to study better, hack your habits to learn more in less time and be more productive, build a personal brand that will make you insanely attractive to the companies you actually want to work for, and get tips to pay off your student debt fast and start making money. Whether you know your university like the back of your hand, or you can't even find your classes, this podcast will help you become an awesome student.
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286 episodes
since Jan. 31, 2013


Budgeting isn't very fun, but that doesn't mean you have to give up on saving money. Here are a few ways to keep your bank account happy without a budget. Full show notes This week’s episode is sponsored by: Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Things mentioned in this episode: How to Budget Your Money Without Cutting Coffee (Ep. 174) A Crash Course on How to Start Investing (Even If You’re in Debt) (Ep. 168) When to Invest in New Gear (Ep. 276) 5 Questions: Keeping Track of Bills, Coasting, and Moving to a New City (Ep. 275) Thomas' budget modeler Listen Money Matters Jamie Oliver's Knife Skills videon on YouTube Kitchen Confidential, by Anthony Bourdain Suitsupply LivingBobby's Living on $1 a day in New York City video on YouTube Nathaniel Drew's I Ate For $1 a Day in Mexico City video on YouTube Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page. You can also get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter. Timestamps: 0:04:00 - Introduction 0:07:14 - Eating and drinking simply 0:22:59 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:25:14 - Paying attention to your subscriptions and memberships 0:32:18 - Measuring how much you're spending 0:46:14 - Waiting 30 days before deciding to make a big purchase 0:52:20 - Don't immediately invest too much into a new hobby 0:59:09 - Anecdotes and banter 1:07:00 - Conclusion If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! It's easy, you'll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure :) You can also leave a review!
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