Gen X

Say what you want about Gen X, but for a generation that’s supposed to be lazy and disconnected, Gen Xers have definitely made their mark on America. As Boomers retire and Gen X starts to rule the day, is here with all the latest news and financial trends that Gen X members need to achieve success on their terms.

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The Ripple Effect of Ripped-Off Seniors

April 6, 2017 | Dori Zinn

When elder relatives get financially abused, caregivers struggle to keep them afloat.

You’re Not Talking to Your Grown Kid about Money

March 27, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Most families believe having money chats is very important but neither parents nor their adult children are actually talking about finances.

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No Parents, You Can’t Have It All

March 22, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Parents are downsizing and delaying retirement to make sure their kids and their savings are both in tact.

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Millennial Parents are Surviving Because of Their Parents

January 24, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Grandparents that are more willing to help out are saving their millennial children tens of thousands of dollars a year in child-rearing.

There is No Ideal Entrepreneur

November 10, 2016 | John Rampton

But there are a lot of them, and they’re successful. Want to join them?

More Parents Want to Talk About Money Instead of Sex

October 17, 2016 | Dori Zinn

There’s a generational divide when it comes to kids knowing how much their parents earned

America Saves Week

Parents Are Saving Better for College

September 29, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Most parents are saving for their child’s education, and they’re saving more money.

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Student Loan Debt Is Killing Our Careers

May 30, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

Student loans are limiting career choices, and not just for millennials

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Ask The Expert: Fighting Over Found Money

May 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader says she and her husband never fought about debt, but they’re fighting over an inheritance.

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Ask The Expert: Resigned About Retirement

November 4, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader’s husband thinks their golden years are forever tarnished, but she still has hope.

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What Most Americans Are Doing RIGHT With Their Money

April 27, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The headlines during Financial Literacy Month have been scary, but buried in the stories is really good news.

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Why Millennials May Be Better Than Baby Boomers

March 23, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The youngest workers are still the brokest, but they may have the best financial habits.

Ages with 9 are worse than a midlife crisis

Infographic: The Danger of Decades

February 18, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

If your age ends in a 9 — 19, 29, 39 and so on — be careful. You could die this year. Or run faster.

How Does Your Generation Save Money?

What Your Generation Does to Save Money

January 13, 2015 | Brandon Ballenger

Are you spending and saving better than your peers? What they’re giving up might surprise you

10 Dumb Things People Say When They Find Out I Don’t Have (And Never Want) Children

October 23, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

And what I say to shut them the hell up.