Staying Social on a Budget
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 and making your own rules.
One thing that can come as a surprise is how much there is to do when you’re not busy studying. You are surrounded with new friends, new restaurants, new stores – the list goes on. This continual contact with new people and new surroundings may leave you feeling pressured to spend too much money.
Your desire to experience college to the fullest may lead you to a lifestyle of overspending. Here are some tips for handling situations where you may feel pressured to spend unwisely.