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What is the UC Davis Pantry?

August 26, 2019

By Jade Garcia, Financial Wellness Peer Advisor

The Pantry Goals

“To provide nutritious food for UC Davis students who are struggling to pay for meals. To provide UC Davis students with basic necessities such as toiletries, soap, toothbrushes, etc. in order to live a dignified life while working to obtain a UC Davis degree.”

Three Dollars A Cup Adds Up!

August 23, 2018

By Jade Garcia, Financial Wellness Peer Advisor

Do you have a habit of buying coffee or other drinks daily?

Just like other bad habits, buying coffee on the daily can be a bad habit, not only for yourself but for your wallet. It doesn't seem like it's affecting you at all because it's such a small purchase, but once you start putting it into perspective you will see that those small purchases actually add up costing you more than expected. Here are some tips to help you.

Make coffee at home! It's not that hard!

Mint: Why It's Your Best Friend in College!

August 23, 2018

By Jade Garcia, Financial Wellness Peer Advisor

What is Mint? What does it do?

Are you a college student and want to start minimizing your spending habits and track your accounts? Mint is the app for you. Mint goes from tracking your bills, to budgeting, to getting your credit score. It categorizes your calculations while also alerting you on what you have to spend every month.

If it's free it's for me!