Teaching your college-bound teenager financial responsibility

responsibilityAs the parent of a future college student, you have a lot to worry about already – from how you’ll handle the empty nest to paying tuition bills.

One huge and often unspoken subject between parents and their (almost) adult children is financial responsibility. You can help your child understand how to manage money responsibly with these simple tips. Then, perhaps you’ll be spared the requests for more money from home!

Introduce your son or daughter to the benefits of opening a checking and savings account at a bank that has a branch at his or her college.

 

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