Posted on Monday 01 February 2016
If you're a young adult who is going off to college the end of August, it is certainly time to prep on the values of money . While college life can be hard, and yes, financially strict, it doesn't have to be depressing, or extremely stringent at all.
It's important for parents to explain budgeting and smart spending to their child, no matter how old they might be.
Since becoming a college freshman is a stage of life, there is no better time to begin planning and making a budget.
Again, college is expensive, so in order to make the transition easier, poor spending practices need to be left behind! The following list has been put together to share advice and give ideas on ways college students can enjoy extracurricular activities with little to no expense at all.
Money savings is everywhere, you just have to have an open mind and be smart about how you manage money!
Now, every college campus is different, and each has their own activities for students around the campus.
However, this will give upcoming college students a general idea on what to expect and where they might be able to save, or cut back.
Remember, this is all about being smart about your money while being a full-time college student, but smart spending habits are extremely savvy to have all throughout life! Don't get medical emergency loans just to save more money. Unless you have other ideas.
Yes, they can! Canadian college students can have an abundance of fun on and off campus with free and partially free activities. Just follow the list below to get some great ideas on what you can expect as a new freshman, entering an amazing stage of your life!