It’s important to start establishing credit and set money goals, even if you’re still in your teens and fresh out of high school. AFA Advisor Anthony LaBrake, CFP® shares important financial tips for new high school grads with reporter Lucy Lazarony of MSN Money. As you make choices for college, be smart about student loan debt.
“Most people graduate college with student loans, but be wise while selecting a college and take into consideration the financial aid as well as how much people in your field of study tend to make,” said Anthony. “For instance, if you’re going to school to study art, it may not be financially savvy to take out $240,000 in loans for a private institution.” (Read the full article here)