Remember that time when you had a “wild” spring break in your backyard in a kiddie pool? Or went trick-or-treating in the middle of summer? Or, even when you stole your brother’s bike to wrap it up and re-gift it to him for his birthday? OK, maybe not that, but you’ve probably done some crazy things to save money.
No surprise there: more than 3 in 4 students are basically clueless about personal finance. Now that’s crazy. And another thing: young people are worried about getting into college…and paying for it, too.
So prepare yourself. Join DoSomething.org’s Craziest Thing I Did to Save Money. You can share your story about your re-gifting fiasco on Facebook and see the crazy things your friends have done along the way. You may even learn a few things on have to save a little smarter.
Think your crazy story is, well, the craziest? We’re giving away a $4000 scholarship for the best one. Dolla dolla billz, ya’ll! Submit your story at dosomething.org/crazy.