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Written by Guest Blogger | June 30, 2015
By FINRA Investor Education Foundation Staff
Millennials—those born between about 1978 and 1994—came of age in an America that is different than it was for previous generations. They grew up in a country characterized by more racial diversity, a narrower gender gap in educational attainment, large increases in the cost of higher education and the defining events of September 11, 2001. They faced the economic challenges of the Great Recession early in their lives and/or careers. They are also the first “digitally native” generation, and the most educated generation in American history.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | June 25, 2015
By Abigail C. Reid, Writer-Editor, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
If you’re a millennial (born in or after 1982) in the military, you might encounter a number of financial challenges unique to your career path and age group. But as you face these challenges, one of your best opportunities to save for your future is with the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). Below are the answers to some questions you might have about participating in the TSP.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | June 18, 2015
By Sandra Boenig, AFC®
You are probably hearing a lot about planning for retirement - there is so much information, so many ways to save, that it can be crazy and confusing. However, two simple concepts can help you save for ANY investment, including retirement. These concepts work even better if you start using them when you are young!Read more...