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Millennial Investing

The average American starts saving for retirement at this age

The sooner you start saving for retirement, the more opportunity you’ll have to build a solid nest egg without having to sacrifice too much on an ongoing basis. But data from Nationwide tells us that Americans are putting in roughly a decade in the workforce before giving their long-term savings a thought. The average American begins funding a…

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Observations from the Brink of Retirement

A retirement income specialist shares three important lessons he’s learned during his own financial and mental journey as he gets ready to dive into retirement. His personal insights could help guide your path as well. Planning for my own retirement has been interesting, as my day job is teaching financial advisers about retirement planning. At…

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I Killed My Teenager’s Fancy College Dreams. You Should, Too.

Forty-five million Americans owe a collective $1.6 trillion in student debt. Here’s why my daughter won’t be one of them. Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Vasily Koloda on Unsplash, master1305/iStock/Getty Images Plus, and ayzek/iStock/Getty Images Plus. A couple months ago, my 17-year-old daughter’s guidance counselor called her into his office to ask pretty much…

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How Companies Are Capitalizing On Tech To Reach A Generation

Even though they’re not widely viewed as being as “tech-savvy” as their Millennial offspring, Baby Boomers are embracing tech at a surprising rate. In fact, 73% of people over 60 use a smartphone. They’re using tech to get the most out of life, especially as they begin to retire. But Baby Boomers aren’t eager to spend their golden years in hospital beds…

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Gen-Z Wants To Change The World—At Your Company

But are you up to the job? GETTY “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi Generation-Z is taking Mahatma Gandhi’s wisdom to heart—and their career choices are reflecting it. According to a recent study by Girls With Impact, fully 45% of Gen-Zers want to work for a company that makes a…

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Millennials Want to Retire Too. Here’s How.

Yes, millennials have special challenges, but there’s a way. Here’s some tough-love advice on money and life for millennials from a CPA who is also a millennial himself well on his way to financial independence. Getty Images Millennials, such as myself, seem to be known the world over for our poor choices, efforts to alter…

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Stop Crying About Millennials They Are Our Future, In Five Ways

  Michael Gale ContributorThought LeadersContributor Group  WSJ bestseller, A.I. influencer, podcast host about the world in 2030. Millennials. Has there been a generation so misunderstood or labeled with an almost constant negative tone? While you’re thinking about it, go ahead and include their younger peers from generation Alpha upwards as well. 2020 is the year Millennials…

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This Dire Stock Market Warning Is ‘Fake News,’ Analysts Say

Worries of an ETF bubble persist even as exchange traded funds soar in popularity. But two ETF professionals say they have proof the biggest worries about ETFs are “fake news.” Do ETFs threaten the market’s structure by making it too easy to pile into — or bail out of — the same stocks or bonds at lightning…

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