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PostHeaderIcon College Money 101

We’re not talking about getting money to go to college, we’re talking about teaching kids young adults how to make good financial choices when they get there. I am sure I am not the only one who got her first credit card, and into her first credit crunch, in college; nor am I likely to be the last.

Finance professionals are trying to help students avoid the typical money crunch BEFORE it happens. Check out a few of these resources we found on the web & share them with the college students in your life.

Freshman Finance 101

Illinois CPA Society Student Tips

Get Rich Slowly’s 27 Money Tips for College Students
This one is really in-depth and a great article, whether your student is a freshman or in grad school.

Saving With Me’s 11 Money Tips for College Students
This one could also be titled, “Why didn’t I figure this out sooner?!” and has a great, youthful voice from a recent grad that might appeal more to kids than the average stuffy finance guy’s tips.

Education Portal’s Money Saving Tips for College Students on a Budget

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