Nationwide student loan debt is currently $1.2 Trillion (CNN Money).
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Make The Most of Your Money

What percentage of your income should go to your 401(k)? How much should you be saving? How much should go to your student loan? April is Financial Literacy Month, and just a few weeks ago we addressed these questions by debunking common money myths facing young professionals. Emily Holbrook, director of the Millennial market for… Continue Reading

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Debunking Common Money Myths

What percentage of your income should go to your 401(k)? How much should you be saving? How much should go to paying off your student loans? As a Millennial, you’re often getting conflicting advice when it comes to managing your finances. To celebrate April as Financial Literacy Month, we’re debunking five of the most common money… Continue Reading

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What First-Time Homebuyers Need to Know – Before They Buy

Home-buying season is just around the corner, which is an especially exciting time for first-time homebuyers. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), Millennials accounted for 32 percent of new homebuyers last year, and this number is only expected to increase. As Millennials take the leap from renting to buying, it’s important they are… Continue Reading

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Black History Month: Redefining History One Generation at a Time

African-American history was largely ignored by historians and the general public until 1926, when Dr. Carter G. Woodson formally established Negro History Week, now known as Black History Month. As a son of slave workers, Woodson transcended poverty through education by earning a doctorate degree in negro studies from Harvard University. Throughout his education, Woodson… Continue Reading

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Millennials and Our Money: Six Trends for 2016

At 75 million strong, Millennials are the country’s largest living generation.1 Social-savvy and boundary-pushing, our generation is wielding influence on virtually every industry, including the financial one. Here’s a look at six of the most popular finance trends among Millennials and a preview of what to expect in 2016: 1. There will be an influx… Continue Reading