Posts Tagged ‘Millennials’

The Smart Millennial’s Approach to Pay off Debt, Save Money, and Invest like a Champ

The Smart Millennial’s Approach to Pay off Debt, Save Money, and Invest like a Champ

Filed under: Debt One of the most liberating feeling is knowing you have your finances in control. I know this from personal experience. We’ve all come across a point in time where we’ve either been in debt, wasn’t saving enough, or didn’t take the initiative to invest wisely. We now have access to online...

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5 Big Mistakes Millennials Make With Credit Cards

5 Big Mistakes Millennials Make With Credit Cards

Filed under: Credit Cards Getty By Gregory Go For new cardholders and those just beginning their journeys into the complicated world of credit ratings and credit cards, managing and understanding the many types of credit cards and their terms can become confusing. While several areas of life allow wiggle room for trial and error,...

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10 Things Millennials Should Do to Reach the Next Financial Level

10 Things Millennials Should Do to Reach the Next Financial Level

Filed under: Planning Getty By Kimberly Palmer Millennials have had a rough road when it comes to money. Not only did they come of age during the Great Recession, which made jobs scarce and benefits even scarcer, but many saw their parents lose big time in the stock or real estate markets, which scared...

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42 Percent of Millennials Are Engaging in This Risky Financial Behavior

42 Percent of Millennials Are Engaging in This Risky Financial Behavior

Filed under: Personal Finance, Financial Services Getty By Krystal Steinmetz They might be better educated and more technologically savvy than previous generations, but that doesn’t mean millennials are making smart financial decisions. Millennials are heavy users of the alternative financial system – which includes payday loans, pawnshops and tax refund advances – and reluctant...

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Forget What You’ve Heard: Millennials With 401(k)s Are Actually Good With Their Money

Forget What You’ve Heard: Millennials With 401(k)s Are Actually Good With Their Money

Filed under: How to Save Money Getty By Zoë Henry Attention, employers and Baby Boomers: Younger workers might not be the spendthrifts you thought they were–at least when it comes to their 401(k)s. According to new data from the Retirement Saving & Spending Study, Millennials (those between the ages of 18 and 33) actually...

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More Millennials Becoming Homebuyers

More Millennials Becoming Homebuyers

Filed under: Home Buying, Home Loans, Loans, Spending Getty By Karla Bowsher Members of the millennial generation have been criticized for poor spending and saving habits in the face of large student debt burdens. Others have chided them for relying on the “Bank of Mom and Dad.” But a new report from Fannie Mae...

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Why Millennials, Gen-Xers Should Worry About Estate Planning

Why Millennials, Gen-Xers Should Worry About Estate Planning

Filed under: Life Stage Lessons Getty Images By James Salter Failing to plan wisely for your own death or disability can create serious consequences for your loved ones. If you don’t have a valid will in place, the state will decide how your possessions and assets are distributed. That could tie up your estate...

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Millennials Vote With Their Feet on Choice of Banks

Millennials Vote With Their Feet on Choice of Banks

Filed under: Banking, Personal Finance, Banks, Financial Services, Credit Unions Shutterstock By Krystal Steinmetz It appears that size matters, at least when millennials are selecting a bank. Young Americans (between 18 and 34) are increasingly ditching big banks and taking their business to smaller, local banks and credit unions, according to a recent banking...

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Millennials Not So Different After All, Survey Finds

Millennials Not So Different After All, Survey Finds

Filed under: Life Stage Lessons By Steve Liesman Conventional wisdom holds that the millennial generation, influenced by the 9/11 attacks, burdened with student debt and reared in a world of high-speed mobile devices, is a unique group of young people. But a special CNBC All-America Economic Survey focusing on millennials finds that while the...

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Favorite Stocks of Millennials: Apple, Facebook, GE, Tesla

Favorite Stocks of Millennials: Apple, Facebook, GE, Tesla

Filed under: Technology, Media, Computer Industry, Stocks, Investing Getty Images By Stacy Rapacon The kids are all right — or at least they will be. The oldest of the millennials, loosely defined as those born between 1981 and the turn of the century, are approaching 35. And as the generation matures and enters its...

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