Suffice it to say that I had difficulties fitting in as a young child. I really wasn’t all that different from anyone else in my class; I just happened to be unlucky — the odd one out in the popularity lottery. I tried to fit in using the only major tool I had at my disposal at the time: how I looked.
These were the years of Adidas tear away pants, Umbro checkered gym shorts, Calvin Klein and Jordache jeans. Go '90s.
It seems counterintuitive when the biggest financial problem I face is high debt and low-ish income, but I can’t help but wonder whether paying for a financial planner might be a worthy investment that’ll help my money work even better for me in the relatively short term, especially because I’m coming up to some major life changes.
Many people ask how to get a good credit rating score, or what to do to even begin getting credit. Know this, it cannot be done overnight, and to get good credit you must actually have some.
Some universities publicly discourage students from working while in school. They almost perpetuate a fear of working based on the premise that it will take your attention away from academic pursuits and your grades will suffer. Well, I’m calling their bluff!