- I don’t want any debt when I graduate.
- I don’t care about some loans; I just don’t want to worry about money while I’m in school.
- I’ll pick a top school, and land a great job so student loans won’t be an issue.
- You only go to college once so I want to experience it all — I’ll figure out how to pay for it later.
- I’ll work hard and get good grades, ace the standardized tests, and get my college paid for. (Isn’t this the statement we’re all hoping to hear?)
5. Do you know your Money Personalities so we can honor that part of who you are in your college selection process?
Knowing your child’s Primary and Secondary Money Personalities will help you (and them) understand why they may prefer one school to another. Have them spend 10 minutes with our free, online, there-are-no-wrong-answers quiz to identify both.
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The way they view money will affect their feelings about certain colleges and scholarship opportunities.
To really ace the test and master their feelings about money before they’re armed with credit cards, pick up a copy of our new book, The 5 Money Personalities: Speaking the Same Love and Money Language. You’ll learn more about your student’s individual approach for dealing with money, understand the internal conflict of opposing Primary and Secondary Money Personalities, and learn about others’ approach to dollars and cents to help avoid conflicts with roommates or other co-eds about money.
Congratulations on this exciting new chapter of your lives! We’d love to hear about your biggest frustrations and greatest insights on college selection at info@TheMoneyCouple.com, on Twitter, or Facebook.
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