Budgeting

If you don’t know where your money comes from and where it goes, it’s hard to know how much you have. (Or how much you don’t have!) The College Planning Center has guides and tools to help you keep track of your money and use it responsibly.

College Handbook helps with tough decisions ahead...
“Tough decisions ahead” could be the road sign for every high school student and that is why the College Handbook was developed by Bank of North D…
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10 summer tasks for college freshmen
You’ve crossed the stage to collect your diploma, enjoyed your open house and hopefully you’ve taken a moment to savor your high school accomplish…
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Four steps to getting your degree as quickly as possible
You’re only young once, but if student loan debt is a concern for you, it’s best not to spend a lot of time discovering your path in college. If y…
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Help! What to do when you can’t pay
Even if you’re careful with your finances, there may come a time when you find you can’t pay all of your bills on time. But just because you canno…
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Take control of your spending: Get organized
Where does your money come from? Where does it go? If your answer to either of these questions is “Umm …”, then it’s time for you to get organ…
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Managing your college finances
Managing your college finances is one way to make sure you don't have too much student loan debt when you graduate. It’s hard to believe the way you…
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Oct
5
Thu
all-day $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
$500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
Oct 5 all-day
High school seniors fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships today. The first 1,000 applicants receive a Real DEAL T-shirt. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general[...]
Oct
14
Sat
all-day HS Seniors: Schedule Senior pict...
HS Seniors: Schedule Senior pict...
Oct 14 all-day
Schedule your senior pictures if they aren’t done yet!
Nov
9
Thu
all-day $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
$500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
Nov 9 all-day
High school seniors fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships today. The first 1,000 applicants receive a Real DEAL T-shirt. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general[...]
Dec
7
Thu
all-day $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
$500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
Dec 7 all-day
High school seniors fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships today. The first 1,000 applicants receive a Real DEAL T-shirt. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general[...]
Jan
1
Mon
all-day ND Dollars for Scholars scholars...
ND Dollars for Scholars scholars...
Jan 1 all-day
Students, you are invited to apply for scholarships between January 1 and April 1 each year. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $15,000. Visit the News & Events section to see which scholarships may help[...]
Jan
4
Thu
all-day $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
$500 BND Real DEAL scholarships ...
Jan 4 all-day
High school seniors fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships today. The first 1,000 applicants receive a Real DEAL T-shirt. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general[...]
Jan
7
Sun
all-day HS Seniors: Completed tax inform...
HS Seniors: Completed tax inform...
Jan 7 all-day
Try to get taxes done as early as possible so you can complete the FAFSA. For more information on preparing for the FAFSA visit, BND’s College Planning Center.
Feb
3
Sat
all-day HS Seniors: Prepare your invitat...
HS Seniors: Prepare your invitat...
Feb 3 all-day
Work on the invitation list for the graduation party. Some families coordinate their parties to share location and expenses.
Feb
28
Wed
all-day Deadline reminder: $500 BND Real...
Deadline reminder: $500 BND Real...
Feb 28 all-day
High school seniors February 28, 2015 (today) is the deadline to fill out an application for a chance to win one of 48 $500 BND Real DEAL scholarships. Scholarship requirements, guidelines and general information are[...]