Family and Money

scared to spend money

I’m Scared to Spend Money, But I Make Six Figures

by Sophia Bera February 27, 2019

I’ve spoken to so many successful millennials who earn a comfortable salary and save and invest a healthy amount. Yet they still hoard cash like their luck is about to run out, or are racked with fear whenever faced with a chance to spend on something that isn’t essential to survival. They’re so afraid to […]

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trust funds

How Do Trust Funds Pay Out?

by Sophia Bera February 21, 2019

Whether you’re the recipient of a trust fund or you’re setting one up for the benefit of someone else, it’s important to understand the basics of how trusts work. Trusts can be complicated, but they’re also helpful estate planning tools that allow people to pass their wealth down, while in many cases bypassing the expensive […]

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Supporting Family Financially

Ask Gen Y Planning: How to Financially Support Family?

by Sophia Bera June 16, 2018

This question was submitted by a reader! Do you have a money question you’d like Gen Y Planning to answer in a future blog post? Submit it to genyplanning.com/askgyp. What should the financial planning look like when you have a parent who has no retirement saved up and won’t be working much longer due to health […]

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Financial Planning for Growing Families

Ask Gen Y Planning: How Do We Handle the Most Expensive Time of Our Lives?

by Sophia Bera May 20, 2018

This question was submitted by a reader! Do you have a money question you’d like Gen Y Planning to answer in a future blog post? Submit it to genyplanning.com/askgyp. My husband and I are in our early 30’s and are expecting our second child. My husband is an electrician and his firm does not have disability […]

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Receiving an Inheritance

Ask Gen Y Planning: How Should I Invest My Inheritance?

by Sophia Bera May 20, 2018

This question was submitted by a reader! Do you have a money question you’d like Gen Y Planning to answer in a future blog post? Submit it to genyplanning.com/askgyp. I am about to inherit $100,000. I am the first person in my family to ever receive an inheritance. What is a good low-risk investment that will […]

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New Tax Plan

Ask Gen Y Planning: What Do I Need to Know About the New Tax Bill?

by Sophia Bera May 17, 2018

This question was submitted by a reader! Do you have a money question you’d like Gen Y Planning to answer in a future blog post? Submit it to genyplanning.com/askgyp. What do I need to know about the new Trump tax plan? How can I best prepare myself for the change? (My husband and I both work […]

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