Prepare Your Finances – How to Budget in College
Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 in Be Blue!
Going to college means more freedom, along with increased responsibility, which includes having more control of your finances. Creating and sticking to a budget is the ideal way to develop healthy financial habits.
A great place to start is simply by tracking your daily and monthly expenses during your first semester at LCU. Developing the discipline to follow that budget over the long haul builds the foundation for a healthy financial future.
Why is a Budget Important?
Financial independence can be difficult during the first year of college, when many students are prone to overspending. If you haven’t done it before,