Bath State Bank News
As college students across the nation graduate and start their careers, financial responsibility should be a top priority. There are six traps that could hinder new college graduates from securing their financial future. College graduates can make their future even brighter with an early focus on sound financial planning.
Before you can make the transition from renting your home to owning your home, you will need to have a substantial down payment, typically 5 to 20 percent of the home’s value. Bath State Bank suggests the following tips to help save for it:
Bath State Bank was honored with Indiana Bankers Assn.’s Five Star Member Award on May 12 in Indianapolis. This award recognizes those members which exemplify this spirit by making outstanding commitments in five designated areas, measured by the recently completed calendar year: political awareness, issues advocacy, life-long learning, volunteerism and Preferred Service Provider utilization.
There’s no doubt that a college education can be costly, but according to U.S. Census Bureau data, someone with a college degree can earn, on average, 60 percent more than a person with only a high school diploma. With states tightening their belts and higher-education budgets being squeezed, here are some tips on saving for college.