• Amba Brown

How Graduates Can Tame Their Money Anxiety


It’s common to feel a spout of anxiety when entering the job market and working on managing your finances. This can feel especially heightened when living through pandemic at the same time!


Allison Baggerly of Inspired Budget explains, “To help deal with money anxiety during these uncertain times, it’s best to focus on the facts of your finances. Instead of spending time worrying about what could happen, know your spending habits inside and out.”


When you’re a new graduate —the best thing you can do is make a plan on how you’ll address your upcoming bills without worrying about what you can’t control: the job market.


Ways to stay on top of your finances could include undertaking a part-time job or starting a side hustle to hold you over while applying for full-time roles in your chosen career path.


Most of all, know that you’re not alone in this. Money anxiety is common, but if you address it head-on, you’ll feel more confident in no time.


This image below from Money Crashers shares 8 quick tips you can use today to tame your money anxiety while kicking off your career.