How to get Financially Literate


Umm, how to put this gently…?

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Recent research funded by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) shows that “millennials are in a fragile financial situation.”

What does that mean, exactly?

Basically, the research suggests that despite the image of Millennials making millions in the tech industry and retiring by 30, most are stretched pretty thin. Most have some debts, aren’t making as much money as they thought they might, and saving for a house, an emergency, or retirement just isn’t happening.

Yikes.

But It’s Not All Doom and Gloom

Sure, promises of wiping away college debts or new ways to refinance loans might make it seem like rescue is on its way. But no matter what‘s going on in the economy, politics, or anything else, Millennials (and, other generations, too) have the power to take control and protect their financial futures.


Here’s some free (really) help:


onyourown.org logoYou’re already here – take a look around.


smartaboutmoney.org logoTake a free course on money.


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