Cost Of Living For New College Grads Is Horrifyingly High [Infographic]
11:00 am, June 15th | by Amy Tennery
Remember when that study came out showing that the average U.S. teen thinks his or her starting salary will be $73,000? Remember when we all kind of snickered, but in that way that’s not totally obvious because, well, they’re just kids, right? They haven’t totally realized how completely and totally unrealistic that is… right?
Well, if they haven’t, this new report ought to help. The good folks at Credit Sesame (the people who try to help us get a grip on our own depressing personal finances) have compiled an infographic showing just how bleak the cost of living is for new college graduates today.
And when you factor in student loans, rent, utilities… ugh. Just look for yourself: