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Adulting Student Life Transition

How to Plan Now for Homeownership Later

May 24, 2022

The dream of homeownership is well within your reach! In 2021, 65% of US residents owned their own homes, and you can, too. While the median age of first-time homebuyers has been increasing—for a variety of reasons—16% of homeowners are members of the Gen Z or millennial set. How did they get there? Usually, by careful financial planning. The sooner you start planning, the sooner you’ll have the keys to your first home. Here are a few tips on how to set out on the path of homeownership both before and after graduation.

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Adulting Transition

Ultimate Guide to Getting Your First Car

Your first car could be one of your first major investments, and an important one at that. Having a personal car is a necessity nowadays because it is more convenient than commuting, especially if you are the type of person who has a lot…

March 4, 2022
Adulting Student Life

How to Build Credit as a College Student

Going to college is all about learning, which includes your studies, but also gaining a better understanding of how to manage your finances. A key part of this is building your credit.  According to Experian, the average FICO score — a type of credit…

October 18, 2021
Adulting

Adulting 101: 15 Tips Everyone Should Know About

Moving away from home is a big, life-changing event, no matter when it happens. Suddenly, we are cast into the world and have to fend for ourselves and often stumble as we navigate how to take on the challenges of adulthood. …

October 1, 2021