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Have these money talks before sending your teen to college


Last updated 8/18/2021 at 11:33am

National nonprofit credit counseling agency Take Charge America explains how parents can help college-bound students build a strong financial foundation

For many teenagers, college is the first time they make money decisions without parental assistance. But if they don't fully understand how finances work, they leave themselves open to making costly and long-lasting mistakes. 

"Many teens don't intuitively know how to manage money. That's why it's critical for parents to sit down with their kids and have an open and honest discussion about financial basics," said Michael Sullivan, a person...

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