INVEST IN YOURSELF
might sound crazy to suggest that you can save money during
college, but you know what? You can.
Even if you only save a small amount, it can add up, providing
you with a nest egg for the future. It's also a great habit
Money put into a savings account earns interest. Money invested
in mutual funds can pay dividends (but remember, mutual funds
are groups of stocks and therefore a riskier investment).
Either way, the real power of money is that it can grow over
timeif you start saving. The more time you have to save,
the more money you'll end up with.
Remember your expense worksheet? Add $25 (or more, if you
can afford it) a month under your expense column for savings.
That way you'll pay yourself first, before you start spending
Learn how you can double
your money on the next page.