6 Money Lessons for My College-Aged Daughter

Post written by Leo Babauta.

My daughter Chloe is starting out in college in the fall, and with her newfound independence will come the newfound responsibilities of dealing with money.

Like many young people, she hates thinking about finances.

Zen Habits gives smart money tips not only for his college-bound daughter, but for anyone to use at any age.

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Over a year ago, I gave a talk to local high school students about my career. The conversation eventually turned to social media.

10 months ago, I wrote this post, Should Social Media be a separate college course?

Just like there are training wheels, driving lessons and hygiene class, there should be a course on the high school level that explains the both the risks and benefits of social media.

Common sense like, you don’t have to friend everyone, and  that don’t have to hug every person should also be stressed.

Of course  as stated on The View , parents are learning social media along with the parents, so of course students are experimenting and pushing boundaries.

Also what you post or what others may post can cause serious repercussions, either immediately or how it may impact your future.

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I have spoken about my experiences as an adjunct professor regarding plagiarism.  Recently, the Huffington Post wrote a post  – More Students Misunderstand The Fundamentals Of Plagiarism.

Colleges and Professors need to know that their students can form their own opinions and plagiarism is a dissolution of any original thought.

Hopefully, with the new school year being here, and around the corner for others, can raise awareness not only among students, but also within higher education.

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