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Tax Tips for Millennials

January 20, 2016

Hopefully you looked at our end-of-year tax moves story to minimize your tax burden for tax year 2015. You’ll be getting your W-2 forms and 1099s in a few weeks, though, and when you do, you can get to work reaping the benefits of your smart tax moves from 2015. But it’s not too early […]

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As a Gen-Xer, I know things haven’t been easy for the current crop of 20-somethings. Many of you graduated college and walked right into the buzzsaw of the most severe economic contraction since the Great Depression. And while the economy is slowly recovering, your generation has to try to make it with a record burden […]

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Keeping track of your money may sound like a major chore – do you picture yourself with a shoebox of receipts and a calculator pulling out your hair? It needn’t be like this at all. Thanks to tablets and smart phones and a plethora of free tools readily available, you can get a grip on […]

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These days, it’s pretty hard to get through college without a laptop. The problem is that most college students don’t have $500-$2,000 lying around for a new one. If you’re looking to get a computer that actually fits into your budget, check out these six cheap ways to get a laptop for college.

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While most grads are putting off having kids until closer to their mid to late-30s, this isn’t the case for everyone. If you’ve decided to become a parent and are still dealing with your student loans, should you start saving for your child’s college now? We wrote recently that parents are increasingly choosing to contribute […]

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Consumers refinance all types of debt – mortgage, credit cards, even car loans – so why not refinance your student loans? First, there hasn’t been a plethora of options for refinancing this unique debt, but now this is no longer the case. Second, there are protections inherent in federal loans that many don’t want to […]

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We hear a lot about the student loan crisis, but really, that’s just a symptom of the true problem. Most young people and young adults in high school, college and just starting out in the real word just don’t seem to have the financial savvy they need to make wise choices with their money. A […]

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Whether you’re just starting out after college, are a busy young professional or an adult well into your career, your credit score is critically important to your life. It’s more than just a number, it’s a scorecard you’re judged by for many things. It determines how much you’ll pay for car insurance, your cell phone […]

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One of the things you may be most looking forward to post-college is getting out of the dorm and into your first apartment all on your own. If you’ve been sharing space for the four (or more) years of college and/or at home before that, you may think that solo space is your due, but […]

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