Learning how to better manage money may help aid in community college student completion. Nearly one in five get so worried about finances, they think about dropping out, according to the “Inceptia National Financial Aptitude Analysis” report. Only 7 percent of four-year students experience such intense stress.
Two-year students typically work more hours than four-year students and may have families to provide for, says Kate Trombitas, vice president of financial education for Inceptia. “This means a more complicated financial life.”