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July 1st, 2009, 11:52
Plan for the future:

Welcome to the Real World (http://www.whatsmyscore.org/downloads/pdf/welcome_to_real_wolrd.pdf): Figure out how to transition to the "real world", including managing student loans; finding a job; paperwork and taxes; and budgeting.
Money 101 (http://www.whatsmyscore.org/downloads/pdf/StudentWorkbook.pdf): Use this workbook to help you budget your money; manage online banking, debit cards, checking, and savings accounts; and understand credit.
Credit Cards (http://www.whatsmyscore.org/downloads/pdf/Credit_Card_Guide.pdf): Gain knowledge on annual percentage rates; grace periods on purchases; effect of paying the minimum; late payments; credit limits; payment allocation; and how to choose a card.
Renting an Apartment (http://www.whatsmyscore.org/downloads/pdf/renting_an_apartment.pdf): Learn about negotiating a lease; the rights of tenants and landlords; and renter's insurance.
Buying a Car (http://www.whatsmyscore.org/downloads/pdf/buying_a_car.pdf): Use this guide to budget for a car; evaluate your credit; make a decision; decide between buying and leasing; and learn about negotiating and insurance.