Jumpstart is a national coalition to teach financial literacy to children; according to a 2006 study they conducted, nearly 52% of high school students use credit cards. Let's make sure they use them wisely.
Before stepping onto campus for the first time, there are three things every Freshman should know about finances. It's important to get aquainted with a these three financial instruments; they'll not only be important throughout college, but the rest of your life. They'll serve you well if you serve them well, but before you can begin to serve them well, you must understand them.