Financial Wisdom From a New Graduate

By RON LIEBER Published: May 22, 2009

LUBBOCK, Tex. -- Every year around this time, longtime personal finance scribes run into the same challenge: writing an advice column for college graduates that is somehow different from all the other ones they have written before.

This year, I let myself off easy. I resolved to find the newly minted college graduate who knows more about money than any other 22-year-old in the country and let that person dispense the week's wisdom.

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