First, congrats on graduating. Having a college degree might come with an expensive price tag these days, but you're in good shape as far as the money making outlook goes. Here is the summary of the live Q & A session where recent graduates got to ask their money questions.
After graduating from college, make sure you know where your money is going. For starters, having a budget should help you track every dollar. Every dollar should have a purpose, meaning you're paying off debt or investing.
In 2016, 70% of college graduates graduated with an average of $37,000 in student loans. Chances are if you just graduated from college, you're six months or less from starting to pay your student loans.
What every college graduate, or person for that matter, should know about credit cards is that a credit card is one of two things: 1. An asset 2. A liability