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, Debt.com is here with all the latest news and financial trends that Gen X members need to achieve success on their terms.
August 18, 2017 | Joe Pye
They’re the furthest from retirement, but it’s still one of their main goals.
July 11, 2017 | Joe Pye
And that’s a good thing, since we aren’t saving enough anyway.
May 23, 2017 | Joe Pye
They are more willing to give up financial stability for smartphones, than younger generations.
May 15, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The economic recovery is literally one step forward, one step back.
May 8, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Nearly one-third of Americans 50 years of age and older have faced career setbacks and by 2021, retirees will lose $4.3 trillion in retirement savings.
April 6, 2017 | Dori Zinn
When elder relatives get financially abused, caregivers struggle to keep them afloat.
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.
March 22, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Parents are downsizing and delaying retirement to make sure their kids and their savings are both in tact.
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.
November 10, 2016 | John Rampton
But there are a lot of them, and they’re successful. Want to join them?
October 17, 2016 | Dori Zinn
There’s a generational divide when it comes to kids knowing how much their parents earned
September 29, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most parents are saving for their child’s education, and they’re saving more money.
May 30, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
Student loans are limiting career choices, and not just for millennials
May 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader says she and her husband never fought about debt, but they’re fighting over an inheritance.
November 4, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s husband thinks their golden years are forever tarnished, but she still has hope.
April 27, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The headlines during Financial Literacy Month have been scary, but buried in the stories is really good news.
March 23, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The youngest workers are still the brokest, but they may have the best financial habits.
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.
January 13, 2015 | Brandon Ballenger
Are you spending and saving better than your peers? What they’re giving up might surprise you
October 23, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
And what I say to shut them the hell up.