When Should You Start Saving for Retirement?

When Should You Start Saving for Retirement?

Younger people often ask financial experts questions about finance basics. One of the most common is “when should I start saving for retirement?” It’s easy to put this crucial step off for longer than you should. While everyone knows they want ample retirement saving, few people are aware of just …

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Why are Millennials so Distrustful of Retirement?

Why are Millennials so Distrustful of Retirement?

Millennials, in general, are distrustful of saving money the old-fashioned way. Institutions like Social Security, the stock market, and even some types of savings accounts are generally not Millennial favorites. Why is this? Some have suggested that Millennials’ relative wealth inequality when compared to their parents is part of this. …

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Financial Tips Every Adult Needs to Hear

Financial Tips Every Adult Needs to Hear

Some people take their financial knowledge for granted. For some young adults, their knowledge of real finance tips might be fleeting at best. The worst part is, these younger adults often don’t even know that they have huge gaps in their knowledge. To help such people along, today we’re going …

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How Far Can You Stretch a Dollar?

How Far Can You Stretch a Dollar?

We all know the old schoolyard joke. “That guy’s so frugal, he’ll stretch a dollar so far the ol’ George will shout ‘uncle!’” When you’re hard-up on cash and trying to make your budget work, however, it’s good to know how to make your dead presidents ask for a bit …

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Credit Score Basics: Why it Matters

Credit Score Basics: Why it Matters

If you’re a younger person just coming into your own financially, or just someone who hasn’t needed to borrow much money, credit scores may seem like a mystery. However, there’s a lot you need to know about credit scores if you ever plan to take out any loans or spend …

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