Life Tips After Senior Year
life tips after senior yearTop of Page
You made it through some of the most impressionable years of your lives. You will all be moving on from high school to enter into the adult world. Some of you will go onto college, some of you will go onto a trade school and some of your will enter directly into the work force.
Now life becomes about earning money, saving for a home, making sure you have health insurance, maybe buying a car, and investing time in giving back. Many adults are not sure where to begin and how to organize, plan and save for all of the things you will need to take on as an adult. Below are a couple of resources that you may find helpful as you navigate through your journey of life.
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Dave Ramseys Every Dollar Counts App (Use this app once you have a steady income coming in)Top of Page
Dave Ramsey is a financial advisors who has helped millions of people become every day millionairs. He has a free app that you can begin with to help you track and budget your money. Below is a link to the free app. He also has some great resources that can be found in his plan, "7 Baby Steps." 7 bay steps will show you how to save for emergencies, pay off all your debt for good, and build wealth.
BABY STEP 1: Save $1,000 for your starter emergency fund.
BABY STEP 2: Pay off all debt (except the house) using the debt snowball.Learn More
BABY STEP 3: Save 3–6 months of expenses in a fully funded emergency fund.Learn More
BABY STEP 4: Invest 15% of your household income in retirement.Learn More
BABY STEP 5: Save for your children’s college fund.Learn More BABY STEP 6: Pay off your home early.Learn More
BABY STEP 7: Build wealth and give.
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Grown up stuffTop of Page
"Grown Up Stuff" is a book written by author and financial advisor Witty Ryter. The book uses short descriptions and cartoons to explain topics related to civic responsibilities, employment, living arrangements, paying off debt, owning a car, saving and investing, traveling, and others. It is a quick read and introduces us to topics that many of us never think about as we enter the adult world.
Please see the link below to access "Grown Up Stuff"