The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) has put together the perfect gift for the college bound person in your life.  By providing these 40 money-management tips, you are offering a path toward independence that most of their peers will not have. Whether your student is already in college, or soon to be, this a gift in which they will reap benefits for years to come.  Best of all, it’s free!

From the NEFE website:

Graduation 2010: Cover the Basics Before Your Child Leaves the Nest

Parents provide the most influence on their children’s financial knowledge, attitude and behaviors. Our four-part graduation series provides information and topics weekly to help your start a conversation with your kids.

For more information and to download NEFE’s 40 Money Management Tips Every College Student Should Know, visit:

www.nefe.org/helpforconsumers/graduation2010