Help Your Child Plan for College Expenses

by America's Credit Unions / February 1st, 2016

For recent high-school grads, college means a lot of new changes—moving away from home, harder classes, and more freedom. But has your child considered the new financial responsibilities they will have to take on?

If your student has been relying on you for cash, it might be time to give them a financial wake-up call. Make sure that your child understands that tuition is not the only cost associated with going to college. Other items to consider in a college budget include:

Don't just talk about expenses, plan for them

Your child might feel panicked or overwhelmed once the realization sinks in of just how much college costs. Help your teen feel financially secure by planning a budget together. Here are some budgeting tips to give your college student:


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