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Graduation Is Coming - Have You Been Saving?

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Graduation Is Coming - Have You Been Saving?

Posted On: January 13, 2020 by Peoples Bank of Kankakee County in: Budget, Personal Finances, Saving

It’s never too early to save for college. Some parents start college funds even before their kids are born. If you have yet to jump on the savings train, it’s not too late to get serious about saving while in high school. The average cost of in-state tuition is around $10,000. Every dollar that you can save now will make a difference in the long run.  Beef Up Those Grades If there’s any time to hit the books, it’s now. Grades never mattered as much as they do in high school. Colleges will look at these to determine scholarships and admission to their programs. Even though getting good grades takes some effort and dedication, it will help you so much in the long run. Not only will you be a better college student, you may get offered more scholarships! Get Involved Don’t shy away from putting yourself out there! Sign up for extracurricular activities whether they are academic or athletic. Colleges will like that you have interests outside of
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