July 2014

credit score

Understanding Your Credit Score and How to Improve It

by Sophia Bera July 30, 2014

Why should anyone care about their credit score? Regardless of your personal feelings on credit, loans, and credit cards, the reality is that financial institutions you may need to work with in the future use it as a measure of how financially responsible you may be. It’s kind of like your GPA of your finances. […]

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Build Up Savings or Pay Down Debt

Should I Build Up Savings or Pay Down Debt?

by Sophia Bera July 16, 2014

If you’re like most Millennials, you have a lot on your plate. And you’re trying to do it all, too! It’s wonderful that you’re so driven, but trying to juggle many financial priorities at once can quickly become complicated. After all, most of us only have so much cash to go around each month. When […]

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summer guide for gen y grads

A Great Summer Guide for Gen Y Grads

by Sophia Bera July 9, 2014

Just graduated college, but feeling confused about how to manage your money in the real world? You’re not alone. As much as a college education was stressed to Gen Y as critical and essential, no one put the same emphasis on financial education. The result is many of us feel unprepared and lacking money management […]

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burden of student loans on gen y

Infographic: The Burden of Student Loan Debt on Gen Y

by Sophia Bera July 2, 2014

According to a recent survey released by Wells Fargo, Millennials know the steps to financial success. We say we know the importance of saving now and living beneath our means. But in the same survey, about half of Millennials admit to not saving at all. They say they think they’ll be able to start saving […]

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