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Financial Education: Creating an Emergency Fund

It is important for young adults to get into the habit of setting aside an emergency fund to handle living expenses for a given period as it also gets them in the mindset of being prepared for other, bigger problems such as home repairs.

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Money Help for Gen Y: Get a Financial Planner

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Lise Andreana understands that not all young people are properly taught how to handle their finances. Little or no money education usually translates to 20-somethings with low-paying jobs, no insurance, student loans, and a lot of dinners consisting of mac ‘n’ cheese. There are finance basics that every young person should learn, including how to do a proper budget; how to save money and pay off debt; and what “good debt” and “bad debt” are. But how does one find trustworthy, straightforward financial advice on the basics and beyond?` Continue reading