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Ah, autumn. That wonderful time of year when the leaves change color, football takes over the television for five uninterrupted months and students head back to school.
Your primary reason for attending college is to jumpstart your career, of course. But, did you know there are many other things you can do now to help secure your future?
If you're a 20-something college student or a young professional still paying for college, the phrase "personal finance plan" might sound like pure fantasy. First, you believe, you need to get hold of some finances, and then maybe you can start managing them.
People starting out in their careers often focus on the here and now while ignoring the future when it comes to finances. As you climb the ladder of success, you tend to think that the raises and promotions will endlessly continue. It can seem like you have forever to plan for the future.
Millennials are known as the generation that never leaves home. This isn’t a knock on them, per se. Rather, these living conditions are a reflection of high housing costs and slim job prospects.
Millennials are caught in a tug-of-war between their long-term financial aspirations and the lure of spending now, a recent Northwestern Mutual study found. When has that ever not been the case for young people?
It's no surprise as Mainstreet.com reports that millennials are ditching banks for local, cooperatively owned credit unions. The customer-friendly service and simple, straightforward solutions that you demand are found at local, cooperatively owned financial institutions, so it makes sense. Just in case you're still asking, here are six other reasons to choose credit unions over banks:
Almost half of young adults with student loan debt say it is hindering them from buying a house, according to a survey by NeighborWorks America. While student loan debt can be a concern, another study shows that, for some, it isn't interfering with their home-buying plans at all.