Affordology to the Rescue
Buy and Buy
Students desperately need to know more than they know about money, but what exactly?
While a person will need more than a few financial skills over the course of a lifetime, we can cut to the chase when it comes to the college process by focusing on one particular type of money decision: purchases. The other things you can do with your money–giving, saving and investing–don’t have the same urgency. Students may not do any of these other things, but we do know young adults who go off to college must purchase a host of items, often for the first time. These include housing, groceries, clothing, transportation and yes, education. How then should a person approach this most urgent financial area? Continue reading