Comments on: Money 101: Five Tips for College Students Money: Earn it, Invest it, Spend it Fri, 19 May 2017 17:24:17 +0000 hourly 1 By: Craig Thu, 11 Sep 2008 12:57:31 +0000 I always liked using the debit card in college over the credit card because I could see my deductions right away using online banking and was better able to budget because of it. You do have to watch out for the ATM fees cause $2-$3 every time seems small but it quickly adds up. Try to only use ATM’s of your bank unless you absolutely have to.