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<strong>Travis</strong> | 32 | Los Angeles

Travis doesn't have a retirement plan because he says his career is not set. His savings account is to be used for unexpected circumstances.

<strong>Benoit</strong> | 27 | Brooklyn, N.Y.

What would you do if you won the lottery? Helicopter pilot Benoit says he would not quit his job but he would take a year off to travel.

<strong>Arne</strong> | 21 | Seattle

As a business student, Arne's most important money goal is to own a rickshaw business worth $1 million.

<strong>Mackenzie</strong> | 20 | Denver

The financial topic that Mackenzie wished she knew more about is taxes, especially what needs to be filed when she gets jobs.

<strong>Mackenzie</strong> | 21 | Seattle

When Mackenzie is ready to focus on her career plan she will be sure to look for a benefits package that includes health care, insurance and retirement plans.

<strong>Eleonore</strong> | 25 | New York

Eleonore says that people are obsessed with making money, therefore work becomes an obsession. Her parents were very generous with their money.

<strong>Destini</strong> | 18 | Atlanta

Destini thinks that there are too many systematic issues with the American economic system even though it has an idea centered around fairness.

10 Minutes With… <strong>A Practical Budgeter</strong>

Ryyan Chacra, a financial economics major at Columbia University discusses his money philosophy and how the role of diversity is critical in economic discussions.