Graduation Season: Preparing for Life’s Next Big Adventure

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Graduation season is upon us! Join us for a financial conversation that will offer key tips to both high school and college grads.

Topic: Graduation Season: Preparing for Life’s Next Big Adventure

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include Financial Beginnings; Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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  1. What financial tip do you have for a high school graduate preparing for their next phase of life (college, trade school, work, etc.)? 
  2. What financial issues should high school students and their families be considering as they prepare to go to college? 
  3. What financial conversations should be taking place now as your children prepare to enter adulthood? 
  4. What should teens and college students know about student loans? 
  5. How can high school students prepare for a financially successful future if they don’t plan to attend college? 
  6. How can you identify needs vs. wants when you are managing your money for the first time? 
  7. What do you need to think about financially when you are considering moving out with a roommate? 
  8. Why is it important to have a credit history established when leaving school and entering the workforce and how do you get started? 
  9. In addition to salary, what should you look for in an employer or job opportunity? 
  10. What final tips do you have for high school and college graduates this year? 

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