When it comes to finances, your twenties are as much a time for learning what to do as what NOT to do. Across the board, general consensus amongst industry professionals seems to carry a common thread: these years are a time for planning ahead and transitioning into your adulthood – while still enjoying the moment. We’ve looked to the professionals for some insight on the fundamentals of working your money management skills to their best use while navigating through your twenties.
Here’s your easy-to-follow guideline for making it through your twenties – with some savings to spare:
Attention to detail – always read the fine print
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Losing sleep over a lack of savings
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Spending all of your savings on your wedding
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Spending to keep up with the social media Jones
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Not setting long-term goals
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Not paying off student loans
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