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im one of those people who always begins to plan for the future, not like what im exactly diong but i am getting to that legal adult age, and ive realized i know nothing about being an adult
i dont know what debt is
i dont understand getting a loan
i dont know what credit is (i keep seeing advertisements about having good credit)
i dont know how to drive or how to own a car
i dont know how to own a house
im petrified of learning from experience because if i screw up horribly i don’t know if i can get back on my feet
there aren’t classes in my school to take for this, and when i ask online its in a language i don’t understand, please talk to me like i’m 4 or i wont get it
i plan on living in another country (learning the language now) so what if i did have stuff, how would i move it over there?
ive asked my mom, but she thinks i shouldn’t need to worry about it until im older, im in high school and i would much rather be prepared.
i cant get a job because i dont drive and i have school work

2 Thoughts on i need assistance with life questions? (mortgage, bills, etc etc)?
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    February 14, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    re: i need assistance with life questions? (mortgage, bills, etc etc)?

    Seek out a mentor, someone that you trust and someone that you admire. Furthermore, someone that speaks the same language as yourself, to help answer ALL of your many questions/concerns.

    Go to your local library and get books that shed insight/provide answers to the questions that you have.

    Good Luck!

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    February 14, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    Do your research! Ask your parents lots of questions, it’s a good thing that you are interested in learning about this type of stuff now, getting prepared for adulthood. In high school I didn’t care or wonder about any of those things. I am an adult now, I don’t have any credit history and am trying hard to get myself on my feet. It can be scary at times, but you won’t learn anything if you don’t ask! Call around different places in your town like the banks, ask your social studies teacher or economics teacher if you are going to take economics, as they know a lot and teach a lot about money and finances, even go into your guidance counselor’s office. They can answer your questions and guide you to the right sources for you. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes! You’re human and ahead of anyone who isn’t trying. Good luck.

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