Every year, millions of college students graduate, hoping to get absorbed by the job market and hopefully get a handsome paycheck. The reality though, is that not every career is as lucrative as they had always believed.
And, it is true, not every career is capable of paying handsomely, according to the CNBC. The few that reward well fall under the STEM category, which again isn’t surprising at all.
The following are possibly the most, well-paying industries one could pursue a career at.
College life is a hell of a roller-coaster experience, and every current student or recent grad can relate. From attending lectures, living alone possibly for the first time in one’s life, being the sole custodian of one’s finances and, of course, enjoying the newfound freedom, it is an experience one will forever remember.
But as they say, freedom comes with responsibilities. For a college student, one among these responsibilities is how you prudently manage your money and steer away from screwing up. It is in college where both the money-savvy and the extravagant chart the course of their lives.
Finally, you’ve decided to pay back the so-called student loans. It’s a decision that, though it isn’t fun at all, you have no other alternative, but to make. And there’s nothing funny about it at all!
At a time when almost everyone seemingly hasn’t paid this debt, and it’s already hitting an all-time high of $1.5 trillion, your decision is definitely laudable. But even though you have decided to stop the shame of student loan defaulters from following you, there’s one other thing you certainly need to address as well.
You need the loan cleared ASAP and the responsibility put to rest forever. But you have no idea how you’ll get that done. Of course, the idea of repaying it for 20 years is out of the equation.
Saving money in college might appear a little bit impossible, given the little amount a student possibly has. But even the tight budget you have can allow you to set aside a few bucks for your savings. Besides, it is absolutely doable!
Think about it. Your side hustle starts generating more money, and your college life starts to feel great. Your tuition, room and board, food and several other expenses have been catered for, and all you have is a lot to finance your college escapades.
Well, it is acceptable to enjoy the freedom of being a college student. But don’t screw up by wasting the entire chunk of money you’ve toiled hard for when you could save a fraction of it. Instead, learn to save and live on a tight budget.
Our buddy Russell shares some awesome stock trading tips in this guest post. Enjoy!
I started trading stocks online in 2014 to try and make some extra money as quickly as possible. I think it’s fair to say that stock trading has dramatically improved our (my wife Maleah and I) lives and changed how we live forever.
We started trading stocks when we were living in rainy Seattle and living paycheck to paycheck. I was working at a demanding full-time job but still struggling to pay our bills. I had to get up at 6 am to start trading stocks at 6:30 am when the stock market opens on the west coast.
Looking back, it is pretty amazing that we didn’t just lose all our money! Somehow, we were able to make quite a few thousand dollars and paid off some our student loans. I vividly remember the excitement, hope, anxiety and ecstatic highs that were part of our first steps into online stock trading.
We still trade stocks and write about our trades on our stock trading review website.