Personal Finance

Sky-high rents, record-breaking student loan debt and stagnant wages have caused many millennials to delay marriage, children and home buying, studies show. “We not seeing 20-somethings getting married, we are seeing 30-somethings and it’s still just as hard to stay married,” said Peter Walzer, the president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, or AAML.
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When it’s several decades away, you might categorize saving for retirement as a back-burner concern. And when you’re younger, contributing to an individual retirement account might seem like an impossible stretch. Yet people who made the leap generally say they’re sorry they didn’t start earlier. Millennials seem particularly drawn to Roth IRAs, which are showing
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For many high school seniors, financial aid is the only thing that makes college attainable. However, to tap into that aid, students must first file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, which serves as the gateway to all federal money, including loans, work-study and grants. For the 2019-2020 school year, the FAFSA filing season
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Anna Moneymaker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon and ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, speaks during a hearing with Robert Lighthizer, U.S. trade representative, not pictured, in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The alleged college admissions cheating scam unveiled earlier this week has already
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Jason Edwards, a communications professor at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts, learned seven years too late that he didn’t qualify for public service loan forgiveness. The Providence, Rhode Island, resident had been paying his debt for that long when the dreadful discovery arrived. Yet Edwards’ story holds a rare, happy ending. Stay tuned. The public
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