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Financially preparing students for college

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Going off to college is a big step in a young person’s life.  It’s usually the first time the student will be spending an extended period of time away from mom and dad, essentially living on their own.

However due to the increased amount of independence, it can also be a frightening time for a lot of students, especially when it comes to finances.

Financial professional Brian Benham from Benham Advisory Group stopped by Daybreak and talked about four financial topics to cover with your college-bound adolescent.

He discussed the importance of setting a budget, checking and savings accounts and student loans.

To hear more money advice, click on the video.