Thinking about the new school year? Make your back-to-school financial plan!
It's never too early to begin preparing for the start of classes and another year at Duke, especially when it comes to making spending decisions or assessing your upcoming expenses. Here are our tips for a successful, back-to-school financial plan:
Identify your sources of income- this could be in the form of refunds from student loans or wages earned in your job
Review your anticipated expenses and be sure to include any upfront costs you may have before the start of school
Create a spending plan by mapping out your income to cover your upcoming expenses
Make an appointment with one of our staff members to discuss your spending plan