Money Matters TV Segment with Bill Pratt of The Money Professors

Money Matters – Talking Money with College Students

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — College students are getting ready to return to campus, so it may be time for parents to have a discussion about how their college-bound children about how to budget money while at school. In this week’s Money Matters, Bill Pratt, Piedmont Virginia Community College professor and Vice President of The Money Professors, suggests how parents can handle credit cards and banking for their college students.

For more information on the topic, see our blog post: The Money Talk for College Students

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The three authors, Bill Pratt, Mark C. Weitzel, and Len Rhodes, are industry leaders in personal financial education. Together, they have a combined 75 years of experience in banking, economics, and entrepreneurship. Now, they teach thousands of students personal finance concepts and decision making skills, author textbooks and public press books on personal finance, and help schools develop innovative personal finance literacy programs. Recently, they were instrumental in developing a personal financial management certification program for leaders in higher education. The other books in The Money Professor series include The Graduate’s Guide to Life and Money and Extra Credit: The 7 Things Every College Student Needs to Know about Credit, Debt & Ca$h. Their books, lectures, and programs give students, parents, and educators the tools and knowledge to make good financial decisions all their lives.