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Credit mistakes to avoid post-graduation

Sienna Kossman

Graduation season is typically filled with last-minute celebrations with friends, job applications and final, final exams. In fact, if you’re a soon-to-be college or high school graduate, building credit may be one of the last things on your mind. But…
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Struggling millennials should reconsider expensive city living

Sienna Kossman

If you’re a young adult drowning in debt and still relying on mom and dad for financial help, get out of town. I mean it. Leave. Move. Studies suggest that while big cities like New York City and Washington, D.C.,…
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Job, financial growth prospects rosy for college grads

Sienna Kossman

Many college grads are overwhelmed with student loans and may still be feasting on Ramen noodles, but not all are flipping burgers or making lattes, according to a new report from the New York Fed. Its provocative title is meant…
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Young adults more likely to switch banks

Sienna Kossman

Friendly bank tellers that smile and give you a piece of candy (if you’re lucky) can help with all your banking needs, but for many — especially young adults — they’d rather forgo these brick-and-mortar niceties in exchange for more mobile banking options, according to a new survey.
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3 ways millennials lose by avoiding credit

Sienna Kossman

Millennials student loan debt and unemployment woes are burdensome and can make one leery to take on credit, but avoiding plastic is not a good way to go. In fact, I think spurning credit cards can make it even harder to get on your feet in the first place.
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