Category: Young Consumers

Whether you’re a Millennial starting to make your own way in the world or even part of the new Share Generation of consumers who are approaching high school graduation, we have stories and trends that are affecting the financial lives of young consumers today. Find news about financial topics that actually relate to you, including student debt, new tech to budget and save and programs designed to help you get a leg up in the financial world. If you’re a parent, you may want to bookmark these articles to help you children craft the financial strategies they need to achieve independence outside your household.

Searching for student loan relief

States Step Up on Student Loan Relief

February 6th, 2017 | Meghan Alard

Amidst the uncertainty of the new administration’s changes to federal student loan relief, more states are stepping up to offer tuition-free education.

Category icon Student Debt, Young Consumers

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High education costs can lead to default

Parents Step Up College Savings

September 12th, 2016 | Meghan Alard

More parents are saving for their children’s education costs, but savings are still behind. Here’s what you can do to increase college savings today!

Category icon Family, Saving, Young Consumers

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Paying for college with a credit card

Paying for College with a Credit Card

September 7th, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Credit card convenience fees aren’t the only problem that comes with paying college tuition by credit card. Interest charges put you at high risk.

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Are you saving enough for school?

College Savings in Crisis

September 2nd, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Today’s student debt crisis may be rooted in the savings crisis faced by parents following the Great Recession. Here’s what to do to prepare for college.

Category icon Saving, Student Debt, Young Consumers

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Do your financial lessons go beyond the piggy bank?

Financial Education Doesn’t Go Beyond the Piggy Bank

August 19th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Parents aren’t comfortable teaching children about advanced financial education topics like debt, credit and savings tools. We have some advice to help.

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Supporting adult chidren

What Parents Pay to Support Millennials

August 3rd, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Providing financial support to adult children delays the retirement goals of parents. We have tips to help Millennials transition to financial independence.

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Weighing education costs against basic necessities like food

Education or Food?

July 25th, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Low-income students often choose between eating and paying for college. How do we fix a broken student education system and cope with it in the meantime?

Category icon Student Debt, Young Consumers

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Hoping Doesn’t Help

July 1st, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

The average Millennial plans to retire by age 62, but 91 percent don’t even have a retirement plan, let alone the right savings and investment tools.

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Maybe We Were Wrong About Millennials

June 27th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

People thought America’s youngest consumer segment had an aversion to credit cards, but new data shows they’re just as likely to carry balances over.

Category icon Credit Cards, Young Consumers

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More Incentive to Save for College

June 15th, 2016 | Meghan Alard

If a new bill passes in Congress, your employer could soon offer a 529 college savings plan with tax benefits and a match program like your 401(k).

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