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Advice for Graduates Facing Debt - UBS Global Wealth Management

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Faced with student debt, a slowly improving jobs market, and often limited financial literacy, many recent graduates are in need of guidance to begin their financial futures on solid footing.

TheStreet's Tracy Byrnes discusses how graduates can navigate financial concerns with Divisional Vice Chair at UBS Global Wealth Management Paula Polito.  Focused especially on young women, Polito offers several tips for making smart financial decisions on paying student loans, credit card debt, and putting money aside in savings.

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She encourages recent grads to reach out to mentors for financial advice and to think carefully about their financial futures.

Watch the video excerpt above. See the full interview here.

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to more accurately reflect Polito’s role at UBS.

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