For new college graduates immediately entering the workforce, these tips will help ensure that you establish smart money habits which will benefit you for years to come.
The second key takeaway is that awareness is key. As humans, we like to avoid pain. A great example is budgeting. Budgeting to many is a scary word: something that, if applied “will hold us from buying what we want” and that make us “feel guilty about paying for the things we need.” In reality, however, a budget should be used as a tool for awareness.
Balentine Chairman and CEO Robert Balentine’s op-ed for the Atlanta Business Chronicle, “Living beyond our means: We are a financially illiterate nation,” discusses the rampant financial literacy crisis sweeping our nation. In this op-ed, Robert writes: One week after Hillary Clinton claimed she and her husband were “dead broke” after leaving the White House, Joe Biden has attempted to one […]