To Spend or Not to Spend…Money Sense for College Students
Demanding teachers, grueling classes, mind-boggling assignments…all necessary challenges on the Yellow Brick Road to post-college success. But en route, these things still can pound major stress into body and soul. So why feed the stress beast with a mountain of money issues? When you go strutting down those halls of higher learning, you want to be dancing with glee not wobbling with woe. And here’s a good place to start – money management. Believe me, mastering a few money basics will work wonders for your mental state.
Now stop the moaning and groaning. You’ll need to learn about such things sooner or later when you catapult from the college grounds, degree in hand, and touch down smartly in the career of your dreams. So why not start now, when a smidgen of financial skill will make college life just a little smoother. I promise, you won’t need supreme Jedi powers to make it happen.
To get an idea of how do-able this whole money management thing is, take a look at this eye-opening USA Today article. It explores the realm of undergrad finance with vigor and insight, offering five fantastic tips specifically geared toward the needs of college students. For instance, keeping track of the little things you spend your Rubles on. Yes, people, a hundred heaping cups of Starbucks fresh brew can add up to a small fortune.
Have a read, and let me know if you ‘buy’ into what they say. And, as always, if you want to learn more about this or any other career topic, the Career Connection team is ready to help. Count on us to answer your questions and provide additional information about post-college success and career options for college students. You can reach out to our team at –
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