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Millennials’ financial health is on the rocks

Kelly Dilworth

In a New York Times magazine article posted Tuesday, economics reporter Annie Lowrey posed a question that I’ve thought about often: “Do millennials stand a chance in the real world?”

According to mounting research, odds are it’s going to be tough.

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Hoping for a financially brighter 2013 — and still thinking about the recent past

Kelly Dilworth

Over the holidays, I turned down an invitation to visit a family member who lives in a rural area a few hours from town because I was afraid my aging Toyota would break down along the way.

That — along with my semi-monthly trips to the auto mechanic this fall — should have been my cue to stop the procrastination and finally buy a more reliable car. But, like many recession-scarred Americans, I probably won’t — at least, not any time soon.

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