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Money Management for College Students

Posted On: March 20, 2019 by Exchange Bank of Northeast Missouri in: Budgeting, General, Save Money, Savings

If you’re fortunate, your parents may have taught you how to save your allowance or a certain percentage of each paycheck. However, if those skills weren’t taught to you or you just plain didn’t listen, we are here to help you at the beginning of your financial journey as an adult! Stay tuned for some simple tips you can start doing now to strengthen your current and future financial habits. 1. Create a Budget Most adults who have been managing their money for years have yet to figure out how to stick to a budget. You now have the opportunity to stay ahead of the curve by building the right habits now. Most people are under the false assumption that they have to have a lot of money in order to budget. This is not true, as no matter how much money you do or don’t have, everyone should have a budget. This will help you to control your spending and saving. You first need to decide what amount you want to put into savings every month. Next, determine how much