Post-graduation life can be so exciting for young professionals: there’s new experiences, new careers, and exciting opportunities to consider. With so many adjustments and transitions, this can also be an overwhelming time for young adults. Our team has helped many families and their adult children navigate this time and make important decisions in their first jobs that will set them up for success in the future.
Here is our third financial tip for recent graduates when beginning their first job:
Tip 3: Pay off credit cards monthly and make a plan to pay down student loans
Strive to live debt-free! The less debt you have, the more strategic decisions can be. Strong credit histories and low debt-to-income ratios will be critical for home purchases are larger investments later on in life.
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