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Robert Farrington
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Robert Farrington is the founder of The College Investor, a site dedicated to helping young adults and college students get out of student loan debt and start investing. He also is on a mission to help people make smart financial decisions when it comes to the few early financial choices they make. You can follow him on Twitter @collegeinvestin.

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Why Millennials Need to Start Investing and Why They Haven't Yet

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 11:41 AM

A recent Wells Fargo survey stated that even though 80 percent of millennials knew they should be saving money, only 55 percent were actually doing it.

So if millennials know how important saving is, what's stopping them? Apparently a lot.

In tough economic times millennials are finding that earning and...

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5 Reasons to Further Your Education

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2014 | 3:24 PM

Have you ever thought about going back to college? There always seems to be a few reasons that hold you back (like, "I'm too old" or "I don't have the money"), but if you are honest with yourself, an improved education could benefit you tremendously. In fact, here are five...

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Top 4 Gift Card Scams of 2013

(0) Comments | Posted December 24, 2013 | 4:10 PM

With the holidays in full swing, I wanted to take a few minutes and share with you the ever-growing trend of scams involving gift cards. Why are gift card scams so popular this year? Because the National Retail Federation is estimating that over $24 billion in gift cards will be...

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