Jay Sukits http://wesa.fm en The Missing Semester: Making Good Financial Decisions At An Early Age http://wesa.fm/post/missing-semester-making-good-financial-decisions-early-age <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>As a college student, what was your approach to financial planning? Did you even have one? High school seniors preparing to move on to college and college seniors starting careers or graduate work often find that there's something missing from their education, personal financial management. <strong><em><a href="http://www.themissingsemester.com/home.html">The Missing Semester</a></em></strong> is a financial planning book by <strong>Gene Natali Jr.</strong>, Senior Vice President at C.S. McKee a Pittsburgh investment firm. He and Katz School of business professor <a href="http://www.business.pitt.edu/katz/faculty/sukits.php"><strong>Jay Sukits</strong></a> recently held a student roundtable on financial literacy where college and high school students from around the region shared their financial planning stories. Hear how Western PA students are making financial choices and <a href="http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/financial_education/14325">consider your own</a> as we discuss the challenges of money management and school.</p><blockquote><p><em><strong>"The choices we make every day have financial consequences--in some cases, BIG financial consequences. "</strong></em></p></blockquote><p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 8568 at http://wesa.fm The Missing Semester: Making Good Financial Decisions At An Early Age The High Cost of Higher Education http://wesa.fm/post/high-cost-higher-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Student loans are now second to mortgages when it comes to personal debt.&nbsp; The average PA college student amasses $27,500 worth of debt. As college acceptance letters come in the mail, what do students need to consider when planning for their financial future? University of Pittsburgh Business Professor <a href="http://www.business.pitt.edu/katz/faculty/sukits.php"><strong>Jay Sukits</strong> </a>joins us to talk about student financial planning and debt. Sat, 23 Mar 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 5133 at http://wesa.fm The High Cost of Higher Education