Smart Financial Management

How ready are you to handle your own finances when you head off to college or your first job away from home?

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  • Do you know how much you can expect to make once you begin working in your career field? 
  • Do you know how to live within a budget? 
  • What information is on your credit report and why is it important?

Lots of online resources can help you become financially savvy. Start with the videos below, featuring Alaskan college students who outline the best way to pay for college and training without getting in over your head.

 

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Creating a Budget

Keeping College Costs Low

The Right Amount to Borrow

Knowing Your Credit

Keeping Loan Costs Low