Here are the biggest financial preparations to make for college to ensure that you and your child have a great start.
College is one of the most exciting times in your life. It is also one of the most stressful, overwhelming, ulcer-inducing experiences you can imagine. And if you are like most college students, money is tight and time is limited. Learning to manage your money, however, can help lessen the stress you’ll face as a […]
College students and recent college grads usually don’t have very deep pockets. Often faced with huge debt loads, busy schedules, and less-than-glamorous jobs, budgets can easily get pushed to the side. This is unfortunate because budgeting can drastically improve your financial situation. Forget the bad stigma tied to budgeting — it doesn’t have to be […]
Oh the memories of college. Long nights, increased responsibilities, extra anxiety, new experiences, college frat parties, but the memory that sticks out in my mind the most is being “financially strained”. Most college students are trying to focus completely on school so they are either working part-time, or not at all. Students are always trying […]