What I Wish I Knew About Finances When I Was In College

As we continue on our financial journey, I felt that I should share some things I wish I had been told when I was in college. College years is where most people start to pick up bad habits for their finances. If your parents didn’t set you up for success (aka – teach AND model good finances), you get out of high school and are plunged into the adult world, filled with bills, responsibility, college, stress and trying to stay afloat in all of it. And, so you try, kudos to you for trying! But, if you are reading this, you probably in need of some tips.

“I know I could have used the help 10 years ago when I struggling to keep my grades up and my bank account postive…”

so here is my post college financial wisdom…

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A Minimalist Beginning … Our Life-Changing Journey to a New Mindset and Lifestyle.

Minimalism - a journey of a new mindset and lifestyle.
Minimalism – a journey of a new mindset and lifestyle.

“Less is best” has become my motto for my faith, use of time, priorities and spending habits. And yet, I am beginning to learn that there is so much more to this mindset than just ‘having less.’

My attitude is now focusing on adding value, on being intentional and knowing my personal goals above all else. This idea of simplifying goes into all aspects of my life - relationships, time management, faith, money, being balanced, careers, everything is covered by it. The truth is, I have found minimalism to be a freeing mindset. I am truly enjoying the process of becoming more by becoming less.

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