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Millennials & Money

Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force.  They are making a significant contribution to our economy.  According to experts, millennials are:

  • heavy on social media
  • making large purchases online
  • purchasing name brand items
  • traveling more than previous generations

The one thing that millennials aren’t doing is SAVING.  Unfortunately, saving for retirement is not at the top of their “to do” list. Financial professionals, like myself, are hoping to change that. Here are a few things that millennials should be doing now:

How kids can earn cash over the summer

Summer is just around the corner and school is coming to an end. Many parents will be looking for ways to keep their kids busy.  There are the normal summer camps, sports camps and family vacations, but what about making money? How can kids make some extra cash?  After all, we want our kids to be financially smart and make good money decisions–right?  Right!

Here are a few ideas that can work for kids of different ages:  http://www.wesh.com/news/how-kids-can-earn-cash-over-the-summer/39716324