6 College-Bound Money Moves

Published Aug 28 2020 at 2:00 PM GMT
  • MoneyTips By Andrea Woroch Many colleges across the country have announced plans to begin the year with virtual or hybrid learning models, but that doesn't mean students are off the hook from buying supplies and other gear.
  • In fact, the National Retail Federation estimates that college students and their parents will spend an average of $1,059 per family.
  • Meanwhile, college spending is expected to total $67.7 billion, up from $54.
  • With many families still struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it's more important than ever for both parents and students to be smart about what they're buying.
  • You can learn how to save on the essentials while also creating a plan to cover ongoing expenses throughout the year.



  • Published Aug 28, 2020 2:00 PM GMT