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How Colleges Can Help Students Navigate Their Financial Lives

Bryan2Many colleges have started financial-literacy programs in recent years. In a guest post, Bryan Ashton describes a new requirement of students at Ohio State University. Mr. Ashton, assistant director for financial wellness, is scheduled to present on the topic this week at the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators’ conference, in Nashville.

Most people agree that students and young adults do not fully understand their own finances. While the notion of writing a check is bec…