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Money Moves for Recent Grads: UT Dallas Professor David M. Cordell

New graduates are entering a market radically reshaped by Covid-19. Here's how to maximize your money when you're fresh out of school.

Money Moves for Recent Grads: Maryland Professor Elinda Kiss

"If you start saving nine years earlier, you will have twice as much money; that is the beauty of compounding."

Money Moves for Recent Grads: Creighton Professor Robert R. Johnson

'People should be lauded for paying down student loans. However, making that the only financial priority is misguided.'

Money Moves for Recent Grads: Clemson Professor Josh Harris

'Most graduates will probably be more risk averse regarding their savings and budgeting due to Covid-19.'

Money Moves for Recent Grads: UT Austin Professor Michael Sury

'Borrowers should not, however, confuse minimizing their monthly payments with saving money. Minimizing payments is not the same as minimizing interest.'