Credit and credit history is one thing that is possibly the most important but the least talked about among college students.
Credit is something important for college students as soon as they graduate and can impact a potential job, apartment, utilities, even phone bills.
One thing that can help is for college students to begin building a credit history before graduation.
One way is to become an authorized user on someone else’s account. A bank or credit union may also be able to help with issuing a credit card for students to use in emergencies.
Experian Boost is also a good program for students to utilize in order to pay their bills and build credit from it.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)