By Lauren Brown
Provided by WorldNow
For young adults living on their own for the first time, independence can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. The safety of a parent's home or dorm no longer offer the protection that many take for granted.
One of the biggest transitions most grads have to make is with regards to money. Paying for rent, groceries, transportation and a social life can be very eye opening, especially for those who've never handled finances before.
Many young adults are burdened with student loans to pay off or move to cities with high costs of living. While food and gas prices rise and unemployment is up, there are some easy ways to save money, while still enjoying your new freedom and an independent lifestyle.
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