A big part of growing up is learning to be financially responsible. Most students still rely on their parents financially while in college, but they'll likely be faced with many opportunities to make their own financial decisions, that could impact them for years to come...
It’s an exciting time in your life! Leaving home, going to college, and – above all- becoming an adult and being treated like one. It can get overwhelming, for sure, especially when it comes to handling finances. Hopefully your parents and you have discussed the main aspects of being financially responsible.
It’s early December, finals are in full swing, you’re going to get little to nothing back on your textbooks, and you’ve stretched your semester budget about as thin as possible. Christmas gifts may potentially be the last thing you want to think about at this point.