You put in your time and studied your heart out. At long last you’re finally gearing up to graduate. But instead of reveling in your significant accomplishment and getting excited for the next chapter in your life, you’re crunching numbers and stressing out over the cost of getting that diploma. What’s wrong with this picture?
As you start looking at venues, interviewing photographers and creating sample menus, you may quickly notice that your magical day can really add up money-wise.
Whether you’re currently looking for a job or want to increase your chances of finding one in the future, these days, a resume will only get you so far.
The average tuition and fees for full-time, in-state students at public four-year universities rose 2.9 percent from 2013–14 to 2014–15, according to the College Board report.
The great thing about traveling on your own or with friends is that you don’t have to worry about your parents calling the shots. When you go away without your folks, you won’t have to deal with mandatory sibling bonding or countless dorky family photo shoots along the way.
Regardless of how qualified you may be for the job, if you botch the interview, you’ll likely lose the chance of getting hired.
The stock market is complicated. Most people only invest through their 401k or IRA retirement plans. It takes a person obsessed with money, or at least numbers, to truly enjoy watching the stock market.
Do you know where your beliefs, ideas and values about money come from? The answer is likely your parents or whoever raised you. But how do you know when they’re wrong?
“Every time I pick up my camera, my adventure begins again,” said Kaitlynn Smith, a high school junior living in Georgia. “I often have ideas of a photo in my head, and it’s extremely satisfying when I can actually make it happen and get the perfect photo.”
It’s a scenario many of us have faced: A friend comes to you and admits to being short on money, and before you know it, what started out as a venting session quickly turns into a plea for a loan.