Generation X is the term used for anyone born in the late 60’s to early 80’s. Today, Gen X is coming into its own replacing Baby Boomers in positions of power from politics to the corporate world. We’re buying homes, having families while supporting aging parents, and planning for retirement on our terms. Here’s the latest news affecting Gen X finances today.
Nov 09, 2016 | Meghan Alard
We look at which generation has the most credit card debt and explain why no matter how old or young you are, there’s no reason to carry a credit card balance.
Aug 26, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
A new study finds even active savers are losing sleep at the idea of outliving their money during retirement. Here’s what you can do to save effectively.
Jul 29, 2016 | Meghan Alard
A low credit score may not be as much of a roadblock to buying a home as you might think. A good credit building strategy can get you there within the year.
Credit Score, Homebuyers
Jun 23, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
More Americans are saving up to make a 6-month financial safety net they really need for effective emergency savings. We have some advice for the rest.
Jun 17, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
You might think America’s youngest generation would be worse with credit, but it turns out they’re savvier about both credit reports and credit scores.
Credit Score, Financial Wellness
May 20, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Employees are stressed at work, worrying about how to keep up with debt payments. Financial wellness programs and credit counseling offer a solution.
Debt Relief, Financial Wellness
Feb 01, 2016 | Monica Victor
Regardless of age there is something in the now that always seems to take precedence over saving. Striking a balance is key to your financial future.
Jan 15, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Debt and credit score tend to increase as you get older, but a new data study from Credit Sesame finds millennials have higher credit utilization ratios.
Credit Score, Debt Advice
Aug 21, 2015 | Meghan Alard
Most Americans view debt as a necessity and 80% have at least some debt. Here’s what each generation can do to manage debt effectively and avoid issues.
May 22, 2015 | Meghan Alard
True to the stereotypes, a study finds Gen Xers are full of angst and feeling entirely pessimistic about their prospects for being about to retire on time.