College Student’s Financial Survival Guide

Heading off to college often marks the first time many young adults manage their own finances.  While this may represent a challenge for some, just a few smart steps can help simplify this process.

  • Create a budget for the entire semester
  • Control impulses and limit spending
  • Use one credit card sparingly to build credit

Building solid money management habits during college can lay the groundwork for a solid financial future.


About cozbycpa

Heather L. Cozby is a CPA on the South Shore and Cape Cod. The managing partner of Cozby & Company, LLC, Heather has the resources and experience necessary to provide quality professional services on a timely basis and at a reasonable cost. She specializes in tax planning & preparation; audit, review & compilation services; management advisory services; bookkeeping; and accounting. Her unique niche is in working with homeowners’ associations and condominium trusts, advising with rental real estate, and providing outsourced financial consulting for mid-sized companies. She is more entrepreneurial than most accountants, and offers the best of both worlds - providing the services of a larger firm while retaining the ability to connect with her clients on a personal level.
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