Life After Eckerd
Looking for advice for life after Eckerd? The resources on this page include Real World Ready, videos from Senior Series 2020, and additional recommended tools for managing money, housing, and more.
Eckerd alumni recommend the following. Unless otherwise noted, all of these tools are either free or come with basic, free plan options:
Toggl: time tracking
Boomerang: tracks emails that go unanswered, and lets you schedule emails
Asana: task management
Slack: organize work flows
Google Drive: share and create files
Dropbox: share and create files
CamScanner: turns photos into scans
Unsplash: free, open-source photos
Realtor.com: a comprehensive list of for-sale properties as well as the information and tools to make informed real estate decisions
Zillow: real estate marketplace that lets you see sales and rental listings
Trulia: a subsidiary of Zillow
Padmapper: a resource for finding apartments
Apartments.com: a resource for finding apartments
Neighborhood Scout: a website and online database of U.S. neighborhood analytics
Budgeting, Paychecks, Credit, & Taxes
Monthly Budget & Reconciliation Spreadsheet: a Google Sheet created by Eckerd Career Services with basic tips, tools, and resources
EveryDollar Budgeting App: helps you monitor your monthly income, plan your expenses, and track your spending.
Personal Capital Difference: a free tracking tool that can help you talk to financial advisors, look at multiple accounts, plan ahead for expenses, and work your way toward your specific financial goals.
Federal Paycheck Calculator: calculates your take-home pay by paycheck based on where you live in the U.S.
Credit Karma: offers free credit score reports and insights
TurboTax: a trusted tax preparation software package
Mint: a subsidiary of TurboTax that uses your tax and credit information to create personalized financial health recommendations