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How Millennials Can Retire With $1 Million

As a millennial, I am often lectured to about the importance of saving for retirement strategies. I’m often told horror stories about people heading into retirement with little or no savings, who subsist on canned cat food and dry beans. It sounds like Chicken Little, yelling, “The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” But, these

How I Use Chase Sapphire Preferred to Travel the World

Hi, I’m Geoff Whitmore from, and I want to share with you how a normal guy like me has been able to travel the world in style with the help of miles and points. More specifically, I’m going to share how I’ve used transferable points, such as Chase’s Ultimate Rewards® points earned from Chase

Financial Literacy Moves to Make for Every Stage of Your Child’s Life

Money management skills are a gift that each of us can and should give our children. The benefits of that knowledge will last much longer than we will. The earlier a child learns great money habits, the better equipped he or she will be to avoid money problems down the road. Financial education is even

Charging $10K on a New Car Down Payment & Credit Card Insights to Boost Rewards

Have you ever heard of the billionaire who bought $170 million worth of art with his credit card in 2015, just to get the points? While the amount is obscene and a rare case, we’ve all heard of someone using their credit cards on big purchases just to get the bonus points. This is a

Credit Sesame Report: Millennials Don’t Think They’re ‘Entitled’ But Want Student Loans Easily Forgiven

The millennial generation is often maligned in the media as being spoiled, self-absorbed and lazy and public opinion seems to agree. In a 2014 Reason-Rupe poll, 65% of Americans said that “entitled” was a good way to describe 18 to 29-year-olds while 71% agreed that “selfish” was another fitting adjective. Millennials get so much bad

Stay Calm: Payment Options If You Owe Money to the IRS This Tax Season

If dealing with the IRS makes you nervous, you are definitely not alone. They have so much power over our financial lives. The IRS is even scarier when you realize that you owe them money. A coworker of mine found out that he owed about $3,000 to the IRS. He didn’t have enough money to

Preparing to Live to 100: What Millennials Can Do Now to Get Ready for Retirement

It’s no secret that people are living longer and longer. So far, the oldest person on record was Jeanne Calment, a spunky Frenchwoman who lived to the ripe old age of 122. While most people aren’t expected to live quite that long, the average millennial man and woman has a 3.4% and a 7.5% chance,

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