Start preparing for both emergencies and fun opportunities. Try to save $500 as quickly as you can for emergencies. Add a goal of $100 for “fun” opportunities. Make a plan to save an amount from each paycheck.
Make it a SMART Goal
Celebrate your wins
Have an accountability partner
Saving for MAJOR MILESTONES
“All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go…”
Have you thought about the things you will need to purchase after you graduate? You can start planning for these major purchases when you are starting out on your own:
Rent (1st/last month)
Kitchen utensils and cookware
Towels and bedding
Paying Down Debt is SAVING
“Money can’t buy happiness. . . but it could buy me a boat…”
Some of the benefits of reducing your debt include saving on interest, late fees, and maintaining or increasing your credit score.