Thomas Chiles

Thomas Chiles

Thomas Chiles is the features editor of the FAU student newspaper, the University Press. He’s currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in multimedia journalism.

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Microtransactions Are the Future of Gaming

October 30, 2017

They are here to stay and keep you spending — whether you like it or not.

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Can Trump Fix the Student Loan Crisis?

October 20, 2017

Some financial experts believe the president will find a way to help students with their loans — others not so much.

Work with your landlord to lower the rent.

Getting Ripped Off Face-to-Face Happens More Than You Think

October 5, 2017

Here’s how one woman lost money while another got her justice.

top hacks and scams of 2017

They’ve Seen All The Scams So You Don’t Have To

September 8, 2017

One of these tech experts even got ripped off. Learn what they know.

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When Husbands Lie About Money — And How Women Can Learn the Truth

August 25, 2017

A finance manager shares her clients’ stories, and her advice.

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Part 2: What’s Your Dumbest Debt Mistake?

August 11, 2017

What not to do: Join a pyramid scheme