January 2014

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Stop Complaining and Start Taking Action

by Sophia Bera January 29, 2014

I’ll be honest: I’m going to bust out some harsh truths with you today. Sophia’s Tough Love: Sometimes life sucks. Yep. I said it. Sometimes things really don’t work out the way you want them to, and sometimes you have to make hard choices to get out of your current situation and start down a […]

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Learning All About How to Make Money Your Honey with Amanda Abella

by Sophia Bera January 22, 2014

We’re doing something new at Gen Y Planning today! I’m excited to share a really fun, informative interview with you (and a big shout-out to Eva from Teens Got Cents for sharing an idea with me on how to record this interview!). I sat down to chat with Amanda Abella, a Gen Y life coach […]

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How Gen Y Can Retire on Time

by Sophia Bera January 15, 2014

I’m going to share a scary statistic with you today, but before I do, just remember: don’t panic! The rest of this post is going to cover some actionable steps you can take to ensure you avoid this situation. Ready for it? According to a recent NerdWallet article, members of Generation Y are likely facing […]

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How Do I Calculate My Net Worth?

by Sophia Bera January 8, 2014

YOUR NET WORTH = WHAT YOU HAVE – WHAT YOU OWE It’s that simple. A few times a year, I try to take a moment to calculate our net worth. I have a spreadsheet that I pull up, I log into our accounts online, and I enter the balance of each of our retirement accounts, […]

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Financial Goals & Habits for the New Year!

by Sophia Bera January 1, 2014

Happy New Year!  It’s 2014 and it’s time to take a look at your financial life and do some assessing.  Getting out of debt and saving money often top the list of most popular New Year’s resolutions, but this year I challenge you to create better habits. Examine your bank account, retirement accounts, credit card […]

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