Congratulations on your graduation! Your next step might be starting a new career or applying for graduate school. Either way, getting your finances in order can help bring new independence, new opportunities and a clear path to your goals.
Invest in Your Success
- Manage household expenses by setting financial goals, reviewing expenses, and creating a spending plan. Download and use FAME’s MANAGE: Making Your Money Work guide.
- Make a plan to repay your student loans. Learn about federal student loan repayment. Have private student loans? Learn about refinancing options at TheLoanforME.com
- Put your savings on autopilot! Set up direct deposit to a savings account that is not connected to your checking or debit account. Plan to save at least 10% of your income.
- Talk with a qualified expert about your retirement plan. If your employer offers a retirement savings match, save enough to maximize the match.