Developing smart financial skills and habits will give college-bound high school graduates a strong foundation. First, they must assess what college costs will be and figure out how to cover them. Learning practical money management skills and budgeting will allow them to sustain their efforts through their course of study. Understanding the scope and responsibilities of managing their finances and being able to plan for the long term will help them reach their goals in college and beyond.
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