4 Back to School Budget Tips (1/5)

School can be expensive, and tuition is only a fraction of the overall cost. Learn to plan a student budget and manage the finacial risks of post-secondary education by following these simple tips.

The Cost of an Education

The Cost of an Education

For many students, the end of high school is the beginning of a whole new set of life lessons. It may be the first time they live away from home. It may be the first time they borrow money. There are also new saving and spending decisions, student loans, credit cards and more. These necessary money choices don’t leave much room for trial and error – the mistakes you make in college or university can follow you through the rest of your life.

Here four financial survival steps for school:


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