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7 smart money and credit tips from millennials

Erica Sandberg

Millennials somehow got a reputation as being less financially savvy than older generations. That’s just not true, and the seven millennials who shared their smart spending and charging tips with me are proof. They’re using credit wisely, establishing credit goals,…
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Young millennial renters: Start mortgage-prepping now!

Sienna Kossman
Preparing for home ownership

As temperatures rise and flowers bloom, many young consumers will be shopping for their first home. Last fall, the majority of prospective homebuyers (53 percent) said they hoped to buy a home in seven months or more, indicating spring and…
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Low credit scores lead many to delay buying a home, study finds

Peter Fullam

Despite a home-buying climate of low mortgage rates, many U.S. consumers are putting off buying homes because they are worried their credit scores may not be good enough, a recent survey finds. According to the Consumer Homebuying Survey 2016 conducted…
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