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Millennials and Money

A New Fidelity Study Finds That Millennials Have Their Parents To Thank For Their Financial Responsibility

Roxana Maddahi | Posted 10.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Roxana Maddahi

$2 Trillion in student debt and graduating into the worst recession since the Great Depression is not stopping the Millennial generation from saving, investing and planning for their retirement.

Ask Carrie: How Should Millennials Save for Retirement?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 09.26.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Carrie, I'm 28 and have a good job. My company offers a 401(k) but I haven't signed up yet-- mostly because I don't understand if it's the best ...

The Financial Future Doesn't Look So Bleak For Millennials After All

Roxana Maddahi | Posted 08.30.2016 | Business
Roxana Maddahi

Chiara Ferragni's extraordinary income is only one example of how Millennial's are working hard, doing things differently, and finding their own, unique paths to success. They are marketing to their own generation, and using social media and technology to drive their businesses. For a generation that gets a lot of flak from the rest of the population, Millennials actually have more drive, higher levels of education and better budgeting skills then the generations before them.

Talking Money Before Marriage

Roxana Maddahi | Posted 02.16.2016 | Weddings
Roxana Maddahi

As if it's not hard enough to find a partner for eternity, the biggest marriage challenge does not surface until after you are married -- money.

Trillectro Investor, Jason Mowatt Teams Up With President Obama's MBK, Mike Muse and the Small Business Administartion

RaVal Davis | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
RaVal Davis

The My Brother's Keeper Millennial Entrepreneurs Video series continues with the second episode. Mike Muse the MBK Millennial Entrepreneurs Champion, ...

Starting Behind the Curve: Millennials and Money

Lule Demmissie | Posted 10.06.2016 | Money
Lule Demmissie

My call to action for millennials is this: Life is a series of choices no matter how good or bad your starting point. You can learn key personal finance and investment strategies now, perhaps alleviate some of the financial pressure, and start to create the life you want.

5 Excuses for Why You're a 30-Year-Old Living at Home

Alex Iosiovich | Posted 09.15.2016 | Comedy
Alex Iosiovich

You're a 30-year-old that has a decent job and is still sleeping in your Pearl Jam poster-covered room in your parents' house. All you have to do is follow this guide of lies and no one will ever know that you're a lazy child that bitches at his mother for buying the wrong kind of cereal.

5 Ways Millennials Are in Danger of Bank Fraud

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.26.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

Millennials aren't incredibly worried about bank fraud -- but they should be. According to a 2014 Federal Trade Commission study, 20- to 29-year-olds are the highest reporting group for identity theft, making up a full fifth of complaints across all age brackets.

Financial Wellness And Millennials: Hard Times Yield Important Lessons

Kent E. Allison | Posted 06.13.2016 | Money
Kent E. Allison

We all know by now that millennials are different. Not different in a bad way, just different. So it is no surprise that when it comes to managing their personal finances, millennials are taking a different path than the generations before them.

5 Considerations For Developing A Millennial Debt Community

Leeanne Brennan | Posted 04.13.2015 | Money
Leeanne Brennan

One of the defining characteristics of a millennial is our desire to share, and yet for a generation famous for its student loan debt, it's surprising that no community exists to unite us all.

Financial Sense 201: Going Beyond The Classroom And Making Smart Financial Choices Now

Chris Mettler | Posted 04.01.2015 | College
Chris Mettler

It is not possible for every student to graduate from college debt free. However, it is crucial to make smart financial decisions while still in school to limit the financial burden as much as possible, as this will have a direct and lasting impact on your financial health for the rest of your life.

Tools For Starting The New Year Right: 5 Financial Hacks For Millennials

Credit.com | Posted 03.22.2015 | Money
Credit.com

No matter what went wrong for you financially last year, the new year is an opportunity to turn everything around and start fresh -- 2015 just might be the year you finally get your financial house in order.

It's All About That Rate: Navigating Your Student Loan Refinancing Options

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 02.18.2015 | Money
Aryea Aranoff

As an employee of a bank offering a national student loan refinance and consolidation program, I often speak with recent graduates looking for guidance on questions regarding their student loans. So, for those of you who still don't fully understand how student loan refinancing works, let me help you out.

A Holiday Wish for Inclusive Financial Institutions

Terri Friedline, PhD | Posted 02.14.2015 | Money
Terri Friedline, PhD

Our mainstream financial institutions are positioned to play a critical role in providing financial inclusion to young Americans and, by extension, expanding their wealth and the wealth of future generations. The question remains: will they collectively rise to the occasion?

5 Millennial Power Saving Tips -– Ways to Live Frugal Part 2

Leeanne Brennan | Posted 02.01.2015 | Money
Leeanne Brennan

Sticking to a budget is as much of a sick mental game as it is a practical life strategy. For Millennials like me who are desperately struggling to climb our way out of debt, we're willing to go the road less traveled.

How To Avoid The Credit Mistakes 20-Somethings Make

Credit.com | Posted 01.26.2015 | Money
Credit.com

Whether you're ready for it or not, your future will come, and when it does (usually quicker than expected), you will likely

Being Financially Prepared Can Save You Money and Stress

Nandita Bakhshi | Posted 12.29.2014 | Money
Nandita Bakhshi

Buying your first home, starting a family or purchasing a car are major events that require a lot of financial planning. Unfortunately for millennials, a recent TD Bank survey found that two-thirds of older millennials (ages 24-34) wish they had been more financially prepared for these life events.

The Most Important Money Milestones For New Grads

Credit.com | Posted 12.27.2014 | College
Credit.com

If you happen to be a recent or upcoming grad, the odds are you have three things on your mind: jobs, housing and finances.

The Most Important Money Decisions 20-Somethings Make

Credit.com | Posted 12.10.2014 | Money
Credit.com

The first day at a new job is full of excitement, anxiety, optimism and confusion. Am I dressed right? Will I fit in? Will I find the bathroom? Getting all those things right is important, of course. But some things that seem less pressing will have an even bigger impact on your future.

How To Budget For Life In The Big Apple

LearnVest | Posted 11.25.2014 | Money
LearnVest

The rents in this town are some of the highest in the country -- three times the national average. And while you may be able to save money on certain expenses -- like transportation -- the temptation to splurge on too many fancy dinners or indulge that shopping habit can be tough to resist.

Millennial's Student Loan Repayment Disappointment

Leeanne Brennan | Posted 11.08.2014 | College
Leeanne Brennan

I know that student loan service providers have absolutely no incentive to create an amazing, holistic customer experience... but a girl can dream can't she?

Are You 18 To 35? Read This Before You Spend Another Dollar

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 09.14.2014 | Money
WiserAdvisor.com

Do you think that just because you're young, you don't need to worry about money? Guess again. Whether you're a high school graduate, college student or you've recently entered the working world, getting a good handle on your finances is key to living a happy life.

How Young Adults Can Up Their Financial Vocabulary

Posted 06.26.2014 | Money

The first of the month means bills, bill, bills. But for the majority of young adults those words don't resonate beyond catchy lyrics to a Destiny's C...

The Arts and Humanities Are Alive and Well -- Just Watch the Millennials

Christine Henseler | Posted 07.12.2014 | Education
Christine Henseler

Let's stop talking about the death or decline of the arts and humanities. Let's explicitly engage with its rebirth.

T Is For 'Teaching Your Teen' To Manage Money

Ann Zuraw | Posted 07.06.2014 | Money
Ann Zuraw

In order for teens to have full ownership of their financial future, they will need some important money management lessons. Parents have a tremendous influence and can help their teens' financial literacy improve today.