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Learn more about personal finances from ASDA publications:

"Personal budgeting and student spending [infographic]"
Accountant Megan Mathers answers student-submitted questions on budgeting in this Mouthing Off post. Included is a download for a personal budget worksheet. ASDA's blog Mouthing Off regularly features financial posts under the "Money Monday" category.

"A budgeting curveball: financing your job search"
April 2013 ASDA News
The often unaccounted for costs of the NBDE Part II, licensure exams and residency/job applications can leave fourth year students in a financial bind.

"Funding your dental education"
October 2012 ASDA News
As the cost of dental education continues to rise it become more important to find additional sources of funding. This article goes into the four areas of funding: federal, state, university and professional/private.

"The costly investment of applying to dental school"
Summer 2012 Mouth
Read this breakdown of how much an application, interview and travel can cost.

"FAQs for the financially-confounded dental student"
Summer 2012 Mouth
Feel lost when it comes to financial decisions? These frequently asked questions with answers and tips can help.

"How to budget now"
Summer 2012 Mouth
Read these budgeting tips for single students and married couples.

"Retirement planning for students"
September 2012 ASDA News
The golden rule of contributing to retirement funds is to start early. Learn about your options and the difference between a 401K, IRA and more.

"Renting versus buying while in dental school"
August 2012 ASDA News
Read about the advantages and disadvantages of renting and buying a home during dental school.

Additional Reading

ASDA does not endorse any of the books and blogs listed below, but suggests you look into these resources as a good place to start:

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