Remember that time when your parents paid for everything? Yeah, that was awesome. Too bad it didn’t come with the warning label: Expires at the age of 21. Not applicable to credit card balances, regardless of promises made by parental unit.
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Building a good credit history during your college years is certainly not required for a healthy financial life — but when done correctly, it will definitely put you ahead of the game. With that in mind, we’ve listed five easy ways in building a great credit history while you-re young.
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In almost every piece of general personal finance advice, you’ll skate across a recommendation for an emergency fund. Whether it’s for the “oh no, I broke my leg” moment; or the “oh no, my engine just blew up” drive; or the “I just got fired” shock; it’s critical to have that rainy day money stored away for just such an occasion.
It’s finally over. All those late night of hard work, sweating away, hitting the controller as you advance in the marathon Smash Brother tournament. You’re all done with college, you got your B.S. or B.A. and you’re now ready to begin a life of being a different type of drone. Just kidding. More importantly, what should you do financially after college?
If you saved $10,000 a year for the next 40 years and earned no interest, you would have $400,000. If you invested $10,000 a year and earned a 10% return each year, you would have $5,267,155. Why the difference?