Category Archives: Personal Finance

73 readers’ top financial problems and how to solve them

73 real people chime in our their biggest financial problems and money frustrations, and we dive deep into solving them and curing money stress.

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Will It Make Life Better? How to Know Before You Buy – The Freedom From Money

Sometimes spending money results in a direct increase of happiness. They are the purchases we dream about yet rarely achieve: the reliable car that cuts your bus commute in half or a blanket that l…

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Millennials & Investing: Cold Hard Stats – Fox on Stocks

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“The sketchy stigma attached to Wall Street & investing, the uncertainty with where to begin, how to even attempt investing (how on earth are you supposed to pick stocks and trades well, when professionals probably know way more than you and could do it way better?)… etc.

Upon thinking through this question, I decided to research how many people under the age of 30 even own stock. The answer is around 26%. That’s it. I was shocked.

BUT another statistic showed that 65% of millennials don’t believe that Social Security benefits will be enough to provide them with meaningful income in retirement. So that’s good. At least there is some motivation for wanting to explore the options to make more.”

Millennials & Investing: Cold Hard Stats – Fox on Stocks.