Your High Schooler Needs This Book

The Graduate Survival Guide: 5 Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make In College | Ordered and Organized

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If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’m a Dave Ramsey follower.  It’s no surprise, then, that I think The Graduate Survival Guide:  5 Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make in College, co-authored by Ramsey’s daughter Rachel and Anthony O’Neal, is a winner for folks trying to instill financial wisdom in their high schoolers.

The Graduate Survival Guide is a quick read–I read it in less than an hour on a trip to the doctor’s office–and one that the kid in your life needs before he or she graduates from high school, preferably during his or her sophomore or junior year.  (Actually, I think I would have benefited from reading it before freshman year since that is when I buckled down and started working toward scholarships.).

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100 Ways to Save Money: Take Your Lunch to Work.

In my experience, it’s one of the most difficult ways to cut corners.

But if you can find the willpower to take your lunch to work–and actually eat it rather than picking up lunch at Chick-fil-A or going to Texas Roadhouse with your favorite co-worker–doing so is one of the fastest ways you can save money.

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