The Mint Grad

Nationwide student loan debt is currently $1.2 Trillion (CNN Money).
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Graduating with Debt? You’re Not Alone

In fact, you’re far from being alone. Our annual Planning & Progress study is out for 2017, and the debt dilemma is real. Nearly three quarters of Americans are living with debt today, averaging $37,000 (excluding mortgage payments!) The problem stems further than their bank accounts – four in ten said their debt gives is… Continue Reading


Take a Deep Breath – and Start Planning Now

We all know that money can be a major source of worry. But we’re here to share some good news from the latest Northwestern Mutual Planning & Progress Study and talk about what you should do about it. The study found that 72% of Americans feel financially secure, and there is growing optimism for the… Continue Reading


Welcome to the New Mint Grad

Thank you for kicking off 2017 with The Mint Grad. Since launching in 2013, The Mint Grad has produced some of the best possible financial planning content for young adults. With the goal of stripping away the often hand-to-understand information surrounding the financial space, The Mint Grad has consistently made useful financial information accessible. While… Continue Reading

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New Year, New Goals, New Potential for Financial Freedom

We did it.We made it past the election. Summer came and went and the holidays are in full swing. We managed to fill up on good deeds in our community and now, we’re on the brink of a new year. While most people are making plans to get dressed up for New Year’s Eve, be… Continue Reading

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Are Your Finances Wrecking Your Love Life? Maybe.

When’s the last time you argued with your significant other about money? Probably not that long ago. Compared to previous generations, Millennials have it a little harder. Growing up in an ever-evolving, technologically advanced world, never having to touch a landline or possibly a desktop computer, not having to make a phone call to order… Continue Reading