Essential Money Tips for College Grads

Join our #CreditChat on Periscope, YouTube Live, Twitter, and Snapchat every Wednesdays at 3 p.m ET. In this chat, we discussed important financial tips for college graduates.

The panel included: Grant Sabatier– Founder of Millennial MoneyShannon McNay: Writer for Student Loan HeroRod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian and Christina Roman: Social Media Specialist at Experian.

We’re also featuring financial tips all week on Snapchat.

Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: Is there something you wish you had known about personal finances in your early to mid-twenties?
  • Q2: What financial goals should college grads set for themselves right out of the gate?
  • Q3: How do real world expenses differ from college life expenses?
  • Q4: What advice do you have for grads trying to decide whether to live on their own or live with their parents?
  • Q5: How can college grads get a clear picture of who and what they owe for student loans?
  • Q6: What essential student loan advice would you give to college grads?
  • Q7: What should college grads know about credit?
  • Q8: What advice do you have for college grads looking for a full-time job in their field?
  • Q9: What advice do you have for college grads struggling to make ends meet?
  • Q10: What resources would you recommend to help college grads learn about personal finances?


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