Learning how to manage money now will help you make smart financial decisions in the future. Strong money management skills are key for helping you reach your life and career goals.
Paying for your postsecondary education will likely be your first major financial decision. You can reduce this cost by taking advantage of a wide range of financial aid options—almost three-quarters of all students receive some type of financial assistance. Student loan debt is a growing national problem so be certain you understand the long-term implications of relying too heavily on loans.
Begin by reading Financial Literacy 101 [PDF].