When her son recently turned 18, Lisa Kirchenbauer and her husband had him sign papers to take control of an account for minors they had long ago set up as a college fund - which had grown to about $60,000.
Finding a job is crucial for a undergrad who just finished university and has to face the real world for the first time. With all the skills and knowledge competition in the job market, there is a great need in knowing better what kind of challenges are around the corner.
Whether you are a high school, college, or graduate student, you more than likely aren’t being paid to go to school (but wouldn’t that be nice?). Since most of your money and your parents’ money fund your education and extracurricular activities, there’s hardly any spare money when school is out. Unless you plan to mooch off of your friends for the whole summer, it’s a great idea for you to find a job during the summertime.