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Part 3: Valuable Tips for Parents of Millennials from the Gen Y Guy

Jerry Patterson | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

My visit with Jason followed on the heels of some extensive research I was involved in, to gain a better understanding of millennials' financial habits. That research illustrated a number of key themes that highlighted how to help millennials save money and prepare for the future.

Welcome to the Real World: Personal Finance Tips for New Grads

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 06.30.2015 | College
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

The unfortunate reality is that most young adults have received little instruction about personal finance at the moment they need it most: when entering the workforce and starting "real life."

Top 5 Money Moves To Make After Graduation

Brianna McGurran | Posted 06.16.2015 | Money
Brianna McGurran

As "Pomp and Circumstance" plays on graduation day, you'll probably reflect on how much you learned in the classroom and the successful career college has prepared you for. But chances are your school didn't include real-world financial tips for new grads as part of its curriculum.

5 Investing Secrets Only The Pros Know

Posted 07.08.2015 | OWN

Take charge of your financial future with these five strategies. By Suze Orman Let's face it: A financial planner can offer sound guidance w...

Part 2: Valuable Tips for Financial Advisors from the Gen Y Guy

Jerry Patterson | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

My visit with Jason followed on the heels of some extensive research I was involved in, to gain a better understanding of millennials' financial habits. In addition, we also investigated the role (or lack thereof) a financial advisor plays in helping millennials plan and save. The results? As varied as their personalities.

Part 1: Powerful Retirement Tips for Millennials from the Gen Y Guy

Jerry Patterson | Posted 06.21.2015 | Money
Jerry Patterson

I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with Jason Dorsey, chief strategy officer for The Center of Generational Kinetics. Known as the Gen Y Guy, Jason is an acclaimed keynote speaker, generational researcher and best-selling author.

3 Ways to Be the 401(k) Knight in Shining Armor for Your Employees

Jerry Patterson | Posted 06.09.2015 | Money
Jerry Patterson

Just because employees are hardworking and loyal doesn't automatically mean they are financially astute and do a good job at planning for retirement, nor does it mean newer employees are bad at managing their money.

5 Tips for Consumers With Bad Credit

Robert Harrow | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
Robert Harrow

Many things today rely on credit scores -- anything from getting approved for a credit card to landing an apartment. With enough patience and financial prudence, you can turn yourself into a lean-mean-credit-mastering machine.

The Six Most Important Financial Tips for Young Military Families

Michael J. Meese | Posted 05.09.2015 | Money
Michael J. Meese

The earlier in your career that you implement these tips, the sooner you'll achieve financial stability and the stronger your personal finances will be able to grow throughout your life.

3 Unique and Unusual Tips to Be Financially Fit in 2015

Chris Wang | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Chris Wang

Whenever you read articles on becoming financially fit, you read about budgets, planning, monitoring and other boring crap. Worry not, I won't mention any of these terms.

Hey Millennials! 8 Important Financial Tips from Your Future Self

Jerry Patterson | Posted 02.03.2015 | Money
Jerry Patterson

If you could go back 30 years and give yourself one piece of advice regarding retirement planning, what would you say?

Don't Let Communicating with Millennials Feel Like Eating in the Dark

Jerry Patterson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

If you want to grab the attention of the millennial generation, you need to personalize and tighten-up your communications approach -- which frankly, is how we should have been doing it all along.

The ABC's of Financial Stability

Catherine Alford | Posted 12.01.2014 | Money
Catherine Alford

Always check your bank account. Every day. No matter what. It's important to know how much you have and make sure no one has made any false charges.

How To Take Control Of Your Finances This Summer: Financial Tips For Teens & Parents Alike

Aisha Barrows | Posted 11.08.2014 | Money
Aisha Barrows

I've found that the summer months are the perfect time for a mid-year check-up on my finances, when I can adjust my financial goals based on my needs for the summer and throughout the year. Based on my experiences, here are a few tips for parents to consider as they talk to their teens about the value of saving money this summer (while still having a little fun!).

4 Forgotten Fall Financial Tips

David A. Dedman | Posted 11.02.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Fall is my favorite time of the year! I love the weather and the change of seasons. Fall also is a busy time for me as a financial advisor. I have ...

Financial Lessons From a Simple Lunch

David A. Dedman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

I think so many times we forget that we should demand quality and value with every purchase. The degree to which is up to the buyer and seller and that particular transaction. You expect more, the more you pay.

5 Signs You're in Financial Trouble

Manilla.com | Posted 06.16.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

5. Ignoring Debt

4 Free Tools to Super Charge Your 401k or IRA

Rob Berger | Posted 04.08.2014 | Money
Rob Berger

The right tool for the right job can make all the difference. Not only does the right tool improve the quality of any job, but it also makes the work more enjoyable. This fundamental truth applies to everything from carpentry to auto repair. It also applies to investing.

Common Money Stories That Keep Us From Financial Freedom

Amanda Abella | Posted 03.08.2014 | Money
Amanda Abella

By flipping the script from a place of scarcity and hopelessness to one of looking into options, you put the power to control your finances back into your own hands.

New Year's Resolution: 3 Easy Tips to Be Financially Fit in 2014

Andrew Wang | Posted 03.03.2014 | Money
Andrew Wang

It's that time of year to make a promise to yourself to start doing something good or stop doing something bad on the first day of the year. Here are three simple tips to help keep you financially fit in 2014.

7 FInancial Steps You Need To Take After Turning 65

Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.22.2014 | Fifty
Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D.

Age 65 is not as special as it used to be. Mandatory retirement has long since vanished for most jobs. Social Security's Full Retirement Age is gradually rising to 67. Many 65-year-olds pursue active lifestyles that would have seemed fantastic in an earlier era. But it is still a milestone. Here are some important steps to take when you reach 65.

5 Financial Steps You Need To Take By The Time You Hit 50

Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2014 | Fifty
Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D.

Preparing for retirement may seem like a job for the far-off future -- like cleaning out the garage or sorting boxes in the attic. But if you care about your future (and who doesn't?), you really should pay attention to certain things sooner rather than later.

Suze Orman: The 8 Qualities of a Successful Life

Suze Orman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Women
Suze Orman

There are no money problems. There are people problems. Success is not how many zeroes your bank account has. It's about making the most of the life you have.

5 Readers Dish: How Breaking Up Was Good for My Money

LearnVest | Posted 06.25.2013 | Women
LearnVest

If you have an ex -- which most of us do -- you've probably received the "You're better off without them," speech from a friend. But what if the breakup left you better off in unexpected ways? Say, richer?

Money Tips for the Working Poor: Exploring All Options in Unemployment (Part 2 of 3)

Ryan Mack | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Ryan Mack

As the demand for low skilled manufacturing jobs decreases, and the demand for high skilled jobs increases, what should an employee such as one of the 104 laid off in the Flint, Michigan plan to do?