Financial Tips For Those Fresh Out Of College

April 29, 2013 ‐ By Liz Burr


It’s that time of year again: graduation season. Leaving behind being a student and stepping into the real world. While looking for your first job and new apartment, take a moment to implement these tips to get a jump start on your finances … the right way.

1.) Consolidate your student loans. Government consolidation combines all student loans into one monthly payment, which gives you a lower interest rate and may even lower your monthly payments. And if you don’t have a job yet, request a six- month deferment on your loans.

To finish reading this list of tips for new college grads, click through to Black Enterprise.

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  • SheBe

    Sallie Mae is no longer your friend and that B.S or B.A will not be enough. Keep going and get your Masters and/or above.