Wealthy Millennials vs. Average Millennials

I came across an interesting article on MagnifyMoney.com titled “Where the Wealthiest Millennials Stash Their Money” that compared the top 25% of Millennial households with Average Millennial households. It compared things like how each group invests money, how their financial assets are structured and how their debts are structured. And like any good Millennial, I wanted[…]

Student loan debt doesn't have to hold you back from the great things in life.

4 Steps to Conquer Student Loan Debt

As the cartoon illustrates, many Millennials are being held back from achieving their goals because of debt. And don’t think our goals are just buying avocado toast or tickets to Coachella. We have real goals. Big goals like starting our own businesses, buying a home and saving for retirement. But we also have debt. This[…]

If you need last minute cash, don't tap your 401(k). Have a cash reserve and plan ahead.

Need Cash? Don’t Tap That 401(k)!

Let me share a story with you.  Tom and Jane are a Millennial couple who just got married and are looking buy their first house.  The have saved up some money but have student loan debt.  Unfortunately, Tom just lost his job leaving them with only Jane’s income to pay the bills and the loans. […]

Millennials should have the financial conversation before getting married. Learn how to communicate with your partner about money.

Millennial Financial Conversations to Have Before Marriage

Remember that teasing tune we all used to sing on the playground: “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes crippling debt!” Is that not how it goes? Maybe I learned the alternate version of the song. I think what was missing between the marriage and the crippling debt parts was a financial conversation between[…]