As anyone who is in law school knows, a legal education is a big investment. Not only will it take up precious time and energy, but it costs a lot of money. That is why it’s crucial — as a law student — to be mindful of your budget and financially responsible. Today we welcome Jenny L. Maxey, author of the Barrister on a Budget blog, who will help you understand why learning how to monitor your expenses now will save you tremendously as time goes on. Welcome, Jenny!
“I’m horrible at math, but great at reading and writing – so I became a lawyer.” A very common phrase uttered by law students; maybe even you! However, it’s time to dust off the calculators and bone-up on your mathematics because you cannot survive law school or a career in the law without it!
With tuition rates on the rise and the average attorney salary decreasing, you must be more strategic and financially responsible than those who came before you. [Read more…] about Why Adding Budgeting Skills to Your Toolbox is Important