Handling Peer Pressure
College is exciting in many ways. You may be on your own for the first time and you’re loving the freedom you have in setting your own schedule, making your own rules, and so on.
One thing that can come as a surprise is the amount of peer pressure you may feel from your new friends and acquaintances. This continual contact with a new group of people may leave you feeling pressured to spend too much money.
Your desire to fit in or be accepted into a group may lead you to a lifestyle of overspending. Here are some tips for handling situations where you may feel pressured to spend unwisely.