According to a national survey by Experian, one in five college grads give their school an “F” in credit education.
Additional survey highlights:
- 69% will have student loan debt after graduation
- 71% did not learn about credit and debt management in college
- 55% feel like they are “going it alone” when it comes to their finances
- 72% express concern about paying off their debt
Credit is a skill — one that can be developed through the right education. The Experian Credit Education blog has useful information to help college grads learn the basics of credit and how they can improve their credit score.
Source: Blaine Lyerla is Managing Editor at Experian Consumer Services, which empowers consumers to expand their credit and finance knowledge online in order to live credit confident.