Financial Planning

Financial education begins when graduation ends

GraduateOn Sundays, we talk about personal finance, so here's a quick quiz: The graduation season is winding down, and all of those new graduates are (a) trying to make sense of their new financial responsibilities as they embark on new careers, (b) suffocating under an avalanche of student loan debt, or (c) moving back home and letting their parents deal with it.

Depending on who you ask, the answer could be (d) all of the above.

Graduates face a variety of financial challenges as they enter the workforce. CPAs have the answers, though, and they're available in these Money Management columns from the American Institute of CPAs and the MACPA:

Read them, then tell us: What's the one piece of financial advice graduates can't live without?


Bill Sheridan