Budgeting for College Living Expenses Podcast

Insights for Students Series

In this podcast, Shaun Collings, a Financial Wellness Relationship Manager for Regions Bank in Atlanta, Ga, discusses his top tips for budgeting for daily college life.

Tune in through the link below to hear Shaun’s thoughts on the following:

  • Creating a budget that covers daily college expenses (aside from tuition)
  • Adding up your income, fixed expenses and flexible expenses to evaluate your college budget

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This Next Step Podcast is part of our Insights for Students series presented by Regions Next Step –advice, tools and resources to help you get closer to reaching your unique financial goals. Insights for Students can help you set yourself up for financial success before, during and after college.

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About Shaun Collings

Shaun CollingsWhen he’s not cheering on the University of Georgia Dawgs, or diving into the latest David Baldacci bestseller, Shaun Collings is sharing his passion for budgeting and understanding where your finances stand. Shaun lives in Georgia with his wife, Erin, and his daughter, Brielle, as well as their two dogs (Carson & Lily), two cats (Lloyd and Milo), and lots of fish! Shaun was an Air Force military child who has lived in Texas, Virginia, Florida, Nevada and, even, Germany. Fun fact - he is also related to Oliver Wolcott who signed the Declaration of Independence.

Knowing where he and his family financially stand and sharing his philosophy of understanding “money in vs. money out,” is why he is committed to his role as a Financial Wellness Relationship Manager with Regions Bank. Most people want to save money but have no idea what they are spending their money on. Shaun has made it one of his missions to share his zest for smart money management and educate others on the power of budgeting, and how important it is for financial health.

Find more helpful tips for college budgeting:

Tips to Get your Family Living on a Budget

Preparing for Unexpected College Expenses

How Much Should You Save for College?


This information is general educational or marketing in nature and is not intended to be accounting, legal, tax, investment or financial advice. Statements of individuals are their own—not Regions'. Consult an appropriate professional concerning your specific situation.