As a college student it’s easy to skirt by. College students are broke, right? If everyone expects you to be broke, why worry about money? Unfortunately, this mindset can really hinder your ability to manage money after graduating.If you plan on waiting until after college to think about your financial well-being, reality is going to feel like a Razor Scooter to the ankles.
Choosing to continue your education is the first step towards accomplishing your career and personal goals, but there are challenges. Perhaps this is the first time you are on your own managing your personal finances and you have many questions as to where to get started. However, getting financial education and appropriate tools now will assist you in creating good habits and achieving lifelong successful financial outcomes.
After 2 ½ years at the Personal Money Management Center, I'm sad to say it’s time for me to go. Personal finance has always been a huge passion of mine. When I was sixteen, I said to myself, “forget reading my class textbooks, I want to read personal development books like Rich Dad, Poor Dad, and Secrets of the Millionaire Mind.” Because of my passion for finances at a young age, in high school, I submitted a One-minute Public Service Announcement on Financial Literacy to the Utah High School Film Festival and ended up taking
Students have a lot on their plates, and with so many immediate matters demanding attention – attending classes, studying, quizzes, exams, work, maintaining a social life – personal money management commonly falls to the bottom of the priority list. The irony?