Lunchtime Takeaway: Monthly expenses for college graduates

By Staff | June 26, 2012 | Last updated on June 26, 2012
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Monthly expenses for college graduates

Stats compiled by tell us the average recent college grad drops $80 per month on his cell phone, between $1,029 and $2,490 on rent, and $220 each month to service student loans. And we wonder why they don’t save. While there’s been a lot of debate about whether Gen Y has it tougher than their predecessors, the numbers do paint a grim picture.

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