Claudia Buck

August 16, 2014 12:21 PM

Finances 101: Are you and your college student ready?

It’s August, and millions of college students are heading off to campus. For many, it’s their first time juggling finances on their own. Some are equipped to handle their money, others … not so much.

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Claudia Buck is the Personal Finance columnist and business editor at The Sacramento Bee. She's worked at The Bee since 2005. Amid the financial turmoil of the recent recession, she became the personal finance writer, helping readers cope with some of the confusing, daunting and perplexing aspects of managing our financial lives. She serves on the journalism advisory board of her alma mater, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Reach her at or 916-321-1968. Twitter: @Claudia_Buck.

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