Money, or the lack thereof, is often a source of tension for many college students.
Today’s students are bombarded with ads, commercials and mailings indicating that you must spend money to be happy. The college life normally means learning the most effective ways to manage, or stretch, your money.
Financial hardships can make college life difficult. Proper financial planning consists of identifying your financial goals and establishing ways in which to reach these goals. Proper financial planning or money management is more than paying loans and credit card bills, it means having the adequate knowledge to make responsible, wise decisions.
It is our goal to provide you with a sound personal financial management foundation to help you meet life’s challenges and opportunities.
The following sections provide information to help you manage your finances: