Money & Millennials: Future Financial Changes You Should Plan For (May 9, 2019)

The Class of 2019 is the final graduating class of the best-educated generation in American history: Millennials. Whether you’re a recent graduate or now established in a career, we recommend that you maintain your focus on education – financial education, that is. Now’s the time to sit down and consider how to prepare financially for the opportunities, challenges, and changes that your lifetime may encompass. Following are a number of future financial changes you should plan for.

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Money & Millennials: The Most Important Financial Fundamental (Sep 8, 2017)

As a young adult, you’re just beginning your professional and life journey. You may be fresh out of college, perhaps carrying some student loan debt. Maybe you’ve already got a foot on the career ladder. Perhaps you’re renting an apartment on your own, sharing space with friends, still living at home, or already own your own home. The concept of financial planning may seem a long way off right now; something that your parents do, not you.

Financial planning, however, doesn’t need to be either daunting or stuffy. Understanding and implementing sound cash flow management is the cornerstone of financial planning – and you may already be doing it, in some form or another.

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Money & Millennials: Setting Financial Goals (Jun 9, 2016)

As a young adult, it’s important to learn the best strategies and habits to manage your finances, both now and in the future. The earlier you understand and utilize these practices, the better. But where should you begin?

Like any journey, the road to financial success needs a destination. The first step is to define financial goals that support your personal ambitions and life objectives. These decisions will form the foundation of your broader financial plans

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Budget Advice For Those In Their Thirties (May 16, 2016)

As you head into your thirties, you’re probably glad to put some of the uncertainties of the previous decade behind you. You may have finished studying by now and be working to strengthen your financial independence with a steady income or even a business of your own.

Even with this increasing stability, though, it’s important to avoid budgetary temptations. SageVest Wealth Management’s advisor, Michael Fuhr, was recently quoted in US News And World Report’s ‘Top Budget Busters for 30-Somethings’, discussing how to evaluate a home purchase while remaining focused on your overall wealth objectives.

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