The Spectator

Finance for (College) Dummies

Sarah Haghi, Author

May 10, 2018

It’s safe to say that college students and twenty-somethings understand the stress of a $25 night-out that can feel like a stretch for your savings account. It’s stressful trying to manage rent, food, tuition, unspeakable student loans and God-forbid a concert or item of clothing every once in a while. Amid the current volatile political climate, the ...

Taxes for Dummies, a.k.a. College Students

Sofía Muro-Wells, Managing Editor

March 1, 2018

Tax Day is fast approaching, a dreaded day as recognizable in American culture as the Fourth of July. Landing on April 17 this year, Tax Day is the date by which all people with income in the previous year are required to file their income with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Seattle University Finance instructor David Carrithers recommends that...

Bon App Prepares to Raise Prices Following Soda Tax

January 24, 2018

Wait, how much is that soda? We all reach for a fizzy drink every now and then. So will the new soda tax pop your bu...


Pluto Money: An App That’s Out of This World

November 1, 2017

It’s normal for people to spend $5 on coffee—sometimes twice a week—or $20 to go to a local concert, or even more on those...

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