The best finance and security apps for college students

Learning in college is as much about life lessons as it is about the lectures. It might be the first time you’re managing things on your own — particularly your finances — and as you apply for jobs and search for apartments, you may also be increasing the amount of personal data you put online. We gathered up the budgeting apps we have tried and ultimately recommend, as well as services that can help you keep track of passwords and protect your online activities. These are all tools we wish we’d known to use when we headed off as undergrads, and hopefully they’ll make the adulting parts of college a little more manageable.

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