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Oct. 4, 2012SAVANNAH, MO |  By: Swetnam

College Credit

As the fall season approaches, credit card companies typically begin approaching college students.

Even though most college students lack a steady income, credit card companies have learned that parents will often foot the bill. Rebecca Travnichek is a Family Financial Education Specialist for the University of Missouri Extension office in Savannah. She says parents should take the time to teach their kids the importance of controlling spending.

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Travnichek says parents should also ensure their children know to properly manage their checking account.