You’ve earned the diploma, said good-bye to teachers and friends and are about to enter the workforce full-time. Getting that first paycheck marks the perfect time to adopt healthy financial habits that will benefit you for the rest of your life.
By Rich Ramassini
Congratulations! You just graduated and are about to embark on an exciting rite of passage: starting your career.
It can be empowering, scary and thrilling all at the same time. You are taking an important step toward financial independence.
However, as they say, with great power comes great responsibility. You will be taking home a regular paycheck and will face many choices when it comes to spending that hard-earned money.
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