With a new batch of college grads entering the "real world," CreditDonkey.com has published a new infographic uncovering the hurdles that the Class of 2012 will face this summer and beyond.
Titled "Applied Finance 101: A Recent Grad's Guide to Supporting Yourself in the Real World," the infographic illustrates the various employment decisions recent graduates face, as well as the debt and budgeting decisions they have to tackle.
"The first summer post college can be quite a shock for many college grads," said Charles Tran, founder of CreditDonkey.com, a credit card comparison and financial education website. "For many, this is the first time they've had to tackle bills all on their own. When you're not equipped with a finance background, this can be a daunting task."
Key highlights of the infographic include:
The infographic also helps new graduates with a basic budget, providing a basic breakdown of how much to allocate to each expense category and some average expenses that young adults face.
"While needs vary depending on the person and costs fluctuate by geographic region, we were able to put together a guide that provides beneficial figures to college grads around the nation," said Tran. "We hope this tool will help college grads make smart financial and credit decisions."
Visit CreditDonkey.com to view the full infographic on life after college.
CreditDonkey.com publishes credit card reviews, deals and tips to help Americans make informed credit decisions. Recent college graduates and other consumers can visit http://www.creditdonkey.com/best-credit-cards.html to find the best credit card that meets their financial needs.
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