Financial scams are nothing new, but the digital revolution has brought about a startling increase in the sheer number of scams, as well as the variety of ways criminals can target people. In this day and age, it’s important to learn how to protect yourself and avoid becoming a statistic.
Making the decision to attend graduate school is a great investment in your future. That being said, it’s important to not let it lead you into debt. There are lots of obvious expenses related to school, such as tuition, books and supplies, but you’ll need to factor in a lot more to create a sustainable living budget. It might be a challenge making the mental transition back to a school budget if you have been out of school for several years, but starting a budget as soon as possible will save you trouble down the road.