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Score a G.O.A.L. this summer – GET OUT AND LIVE

There’s an energy in the air in summer that you just can’t get at any other time of year. The sun is out, it’s warm and you have so much more energy to stay up. But you’re not in college anymore. No more sleeping until noon and staying out until the wee hours. After all,… Continue Reading

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Graduation Today, Real World Tomorrow

It’s already June and graduation day flew by in a flash. Walking across that stage and being handed your college diploma is by far one of your greatest accomplishments to date—and likely one of the most expensive. But don’t fret, dear graduate. Here are some tips to get you started on the right financial foot… Continue Reading

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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