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How to stay fab on a budget in Macon

Tazeena Mandani looks at outfits with a friend.

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

September 26, 2019

We all want to look our best, but being decked out in the hottest fashion trends can be expensive. You can look like a star without breaking your budget if you follow these five simple tips.

Halloween costumes for any budget

All you need is a white sheet & a pair of scissors for this classic ghost costume.

Meghan Duffey, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015

As perpetually broke college students, hardly anyone has the money to buy an off-the-rack Halloween costume from Party City or Target. The solution is to make cheap, do-it-yourself costumes from items found at home, the dollar store or a thrift shop. Of course, you could always go old school. You could cut eye-hol...

Master the art of budgeting

Caitlin Glasscock

August 15, 2014

When you have to pay tuition, buy books, buy groceries, buy gas, pay insurance, and spend money on who knows what else, losing money without realizing it can be easy. Living on your own in college allows much more freedom without the constant lecturing and nagging of parents about how much you are spending...

Fun, easy Halloween costume ideas for every budget, theme

Emily Farlow

October 19, 2011

Finding the perfect Halloween costume can be stressful, especially when you are on a budget. But the great thing is, the coolest costumes aren’t always the most expensive. Here are some cheap alternatives, along with some more expensive ideas for those who can afford to go all out. Prom Queen/Miss America...

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