Tag Archives: millennials

Millennials often are more financially insecure than they seem

Kelly Dilworth

For years, I’ve taken my good credit score for granted. I pay my monthly bills on time and have every intention of maintaining a high score so that I can access affordable credit and eventually buy a home. But like…
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Why a Starbucks credit card has me steamed

John Egan

I’m a bit steamed – just like a latte – about the recent announcement from the ubiquitous Starbucks coffee store chain that it’s rolling out its own credit card and prepaid card. During the company’s Nov. 2 earnings call with…
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New Uber credit card appears aimed squarely at millennials

Kelly Dilworth

Millennial bargain hunters have a new feature-rich credit card to rack up rewards with – no annual fee required. The new Uber Visa credit card issued by Barclaycard doesn’t offer the biggest sign-up bonus or the chicest travel benefits. But…
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Summer jobs program teaches ABCs of debit

John Egan

High school students traditionally take classes in English, math, science and social studies, but in Baltimore, youths in the city’s summer jobs program are learning how to handle plastic. The plastic is in the form of a debit card, which…
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4 reasons millennials deserve more credit for how they handle money

Kelly Dilworth

Back off, naysaying baby boomers. Millennials are better money managers than they get credit for – even if they do drop more cash than most on bar tabs and overpriced toast. Today’s 20- and early 30-somethings are more likely than…
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