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The Top 6 Financial Skills Young Americans Wish For Most — and How to Learn Them with Bank of America’s Better Money Habits® Program

The Top 6 Financial Skills Young Americans Wish For Most — and How to Learn Them with Bank of America’s Better Money Habits® Program

In a Nutshell: With only so many hours in the teaching day, it likely comes as little surprise to anyone that young adults are finding themselves ill-prepared for life after graduation. The latest "Young Americans & Money" report, a joint effort between Bank of America and USA TODAY, focused on those young adults who grew up in the middle of the Great Recession in 2008. The report studied the things those ages 18 to 26 wish they'd learned more about in school, revealing that the... read more »

Level Money—The Budgeting App That Tells You What You Can Spend, Not What You Can’t

Level Money—The Budgeting App That Tells You What You Can Spend, Not What You Can’t

In a Nutshell: Level Money is a free money management app that makes it easier to spend by showing you exactly how much money you have left — your "Spendable" balance — for the day, week, and month. Simply and safely link your accounts within the app to create your personalized Plan. Created by millennials for millennials, Level Money has surpassed 1,000,000 downloads to date, helping young adults manage money painlessly.// Creating a budget is a mundane and sometimes painful... read more »

Money Under 30: How David Weliver Paid $80K in Debt in 3 Years & Documented It as a Resource for Young Adults

Money Under 30: How David Weliver Paid $80K in Debt in 3 Years & Documented It as a Resource for Young Adults

In a Nutshell: David Weliver paid off $80,000 in combined student loan and credit card debt in just three years by committing to increasing his income and decreasing expenditures. During his journey to overcome substantial debt, he began blogging about his accomplishments and MoneyUnder30.com was established as a resource for young adults in similar situations. Today it is a leading personal finance website that provides approachable, nonjudgmental financial advice to 500,000+ monthly... read more »

Study: 2 in 3 Millennials Hate Credit Cards

Study: 2 in 3 Millennials Hate Credit Cards

Credit cards may be one of the best ways to build credit, but a new survey commissioned by Bankrate found the majority of one generation wants nothing to do with them. And it's not the generation you might expect. A massive 63 percent of millennials — yes, those aged 18 to 29 who are typically known for bad credit card habits — currently do not have a credit card, according to the survey. A meager 23 percent of millennials have one credit card. Only 6 percent of millennials... read more »