MONEY LESSONS FROM A SOON TO BE COLLEGE GRADUATE

Who is Zac Bissonnette? Well, that is not the subject of this post. However, an article he wrote is. So let’s begin with Bissonnette.

Zac Bissonnette is graduating this spring from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is the author of “Debt-Free U: How I Paid for an Outstanding College Education without Loans, Scholarships or Mooching off My Parents.” (from here)

Bissonnette wisely advocates less debt and promotes living modestly. Thus I highly recommend his article in the Wall Street Journal.

Money Lessons for Every High-School Graduate

When Felipe Matos enrolled in the New York Institute of Technology to study graphic design, he never thought that degree would be the very thing that prevented him from pursuing his dream career.

But more than $50,000 in student debt later, he has found himself working as an assistant building manager in New York City — with half his salary going toward debt repayment. Read More

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