Saving money is typically one of the biggest things a young adult struggles with. Most of us just set a random amount aside every once and awhile, but this is not very effective. In my senior seminar class, which provides us with information for the real world, a large portion of this class is spent on budgeting. The biggest emphasis is always on saving money.
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Do you ever wonder what you want to do after high school? There are many paths you can take after your high school career. Personally, I have set a goal for myself to attend a four year university after high school. There is a lot of preparation into this, such as saving money, getting good grades, and being motivated.
Usually whenever you want something you just ask your parents for money right? It's always super easy because they give you the proper amount to spend without having to worry about saving any. Sadly enough this isn't the way the world works and at some point or another you go through something that makes you realize this.
Personal finance is an important life skill that you want to learn about as soon as you can. It helps you be more aware of how you spend your money and where it goes. Saving up money can help you in many ways in the future.
My name is Bryan Flores and today I’ll be sharing my personal finance story.
At a young age, I acquired the name “Stingy Sophie” from my family. My money, I spent rarely, only when I really needed too, and I was absolutely obsessed with saving. Granted, that isn’t standard behavior for a pre-teen but I was the farthest thing from standard. My dad joked about how I took after my Uncle Larry, who worked as an accountant.