Freshman year can be overwhelming. Besides living away from your family for the first time and learning campus life, understanding how to spend your funds can be even more stressful. With so many unknowns, cultivating a budget should be your top priority.
Think of your budget as a financial bible to guide you as you purchase items pertinent to your college education.
As your freshman year fly’s by quickly, it will become easier to understand how to allocate funds. Here are some tips to help kick start your financial planning.
6. Establish Income
It’s always helpful when a college student can establish income. Whether you locate a part time job, work study or paid internship, finding a way to establish a stream of revenue will always help with everyday needs. If you happen to be gifted in styling or cutting hair, be sure to broadcast your talents and watch an influx of class mates request your services.