30 Things To Know About Money Before You're 30
Taught by Stephanie Genkin, CFP®, CDFA®
Stephanie Genkin is an independent fee-only CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and Certified Life Coach. Previously, she was a senior television news producer at CNN covering business, economics and personal finance. Her career explaining complicated money issues began when she landed a gig at CNNfn and she's been hooked ever since. Stephanie earned a Certificate in Financial Planning from NYU and is an adjunct instructor at NYU's School of Professional Studies, Department of Finance & Law. She is a member of the Financial Therapy Association and is frequently quoted in the media (Yahoo Finance, USA Today, Forbes, Glamour, MSN Money, AARP and others) on personal finance issues.
So you're young, fabulous and broke -- but you don't have to be (the last part, that is) forever. Learning how to create a solid foundation in your twenties could pay off richly later on.
This class will help you gain a broad perspective on saving, spending, investing, credit and debt.
* techniques to increase your savings
* where not to keep your emergency money (the answer may surprise you)
* how to lower your credit card's interest rate
* why you can't afford NOT to contribute to a retirement savings account
* tips to create better money habits
As the song goes, time is on your side. If you get your act together now, you can achieve financial independence decades ahead of your peers who keep muddling from paycheck to paycheck.