There are some people who love setting goals and do a great job reaching them every year, and then there are others who set goals and struggle to make them happen. If you are tired of living in your current situation, but you feel like setting new financial goals will not make a difference, you should try setting up a financial plan instead of setting goals this year. Your financial plan will outline what you need to do and when without the drastic changes that often come when you set goals that may not be achievable.
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Half of millennials share two stressful views about money 12:55 PM ET Mon, 7 Aug 2017
While under-35 adult Americans disagree on a lot of things — from gun control to Donald Trump to the Yankees — two pessimistic views about money unite them, a new survey concludes.
Half of Americans ages 25 to 34 said worrying about finances negatively affects their health, while 53 percent of the same group said money worries have a negative effect on their relationships, according to new survey data exclusively provided to CNBC by E-Trade Financial.
“Our biggest challenges as a generation are financial,” said certified financial planner Douglas Boneparth, co-author of the book, “The Millennial Money Fix.”
Debt — in particular, student loan debt — has emerged as a major source of stress for under-35 Americans.
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