Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

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ksllaw
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Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

Postby ksllaw » Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:00 pm

If anyone wouldn't mind sharing, I'd love to learn of the various ways you saved money in law school (without hurting your productivity and quality of work hopefully).

E.g., Did you work part-time? ...Did you share books with others? ...Were there free "things" that you could obtain to save yourself the cost of having to buy it yourself?

Thanks in advance for your suggestions and answers everyone. 8)

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20130312
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Re: Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

Postby 20130312 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:06 pm

I'm saving money by going for free.

JetsFan1990
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Re: Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

Postby JetsFan1990 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:10 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:I'm saving money by going for free.


Hahaha. So dick yet so funny.

Danteshek
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Re: Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

Postby Danteshek » Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:16 pm

Sold my car. And yes, I lived in Los Angeles.

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lustre_mud
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Re: Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

Postby lustre_mud » Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:03 pm

cook at home, pregame more, get netflix and internet but no cable, live with roommates

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ILikeIke
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Re: Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

Postby ILikeIke » Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:14 pm

If you're taking out loans, if at all possible, pay down the interest periodically. Although this is increasing spending in the short run, long term, it'll significantly reduce your debt from law school.

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Re: Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:29 pm

ILikeIke wrote:If you're taking out loans, if at all possible, pay down the interest periodically. Although this is increasing spending in the short run, long term, it'll significantly reduce your debt from law school.


If you can afford to pay down interest just don't take out as much in loans.

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PDaddy
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Re: Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

Postby PDaddy » Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:30 pm

It's that whole fat-cutting (i.e. getting rid of expendable luxuries), coupon-clipping, Gap and flea market shopping, motorcycle or bus riding, carpooling, girlfriend/boyfriend dumping (if they are costing you), loan-minimizing thing. It works for everyone.

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Re: Ways that You Saved Money in Law School?

Postby dingbat » Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:05 pm

PDaddy wrote:It's that whole fat-cutting (i.e. getting rid of expendable luxuries), coupon-clipping, Gap and flea market shopping, motorcycle or bus riding, carpooling, girlfriend/boyfriend dumping (if they are costing you), loan-minimizing thing. It works for everyone.

lol at the gap - baller




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