Managing Money, Moving Out and Making Your Mark: Life After Graduation
The day you've been waiting for is here. With smiling parents and friends looking on, you've accepted your diploma and are ready (maybe even anxious) to break out on your own. But there's a lot to consider beyond the cap and gown. Are you ready to put your best financial foot forward to prepare for life after the dorms?
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For more tips and resources on mastering your finances, visit chase.com/financialfitness.
Heather Freiser is an editor for Chase News & Stories. She was formerly a producer for Bloomberg Television and Fox Business News.