For the past half year or so, I have been desperately trying to save everything I could spare and I have been taking on every shift possible for over the Summer, which my mother somehow condemns, but I hear so much about students having massive loans and I just don't want to do that. Nor do I want to rely on my parents, who are both unemployed at the moment and although they get by and could spare a little to support me, I want my (financial) independence, which I know is quite impossible at my age without a decent, well-paid job, but I still want to try. Although I have been saving up most of my money, and my parents have been saving some amount for me as well, I still feel it is far from enough. Does anyone have tips on getting more money on there to financially secure me, at least throughout the first year of college?
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