millennials

Young people are three times as likely to own property if their parents are homeowners

Young people whose parents own property are far more likely to also be homeowners, according to the Resolution Foundation.

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Jasmine Birtles: Too lazy for my 'life laundry'

“I hate housework,” said Joan Rivers. “You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again!”

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Free money does grow on trees - you just need to look up once in a while

Readers, I must make a confession. I haven’t been taking full advantage of the free money on offer.

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How does your money stack up against your peers? New interactive tool allows young people to compare their finances

While millennials are less likely to own a home than ten years ago, they are also less likely to be in debt, but how do you compare?

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I tangled myself in a web of mobile finance and it nearly got me in trouble

I do everything in my financial life through my mobile phone. From current to savings accounts and credit cards and reward cards, I have turned my money fully digital and I find it makes managing money much easier.

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One in three under 35s risk poverty in retirement because they are saving for a home over a pension

Millennials are prioritising saving for a mortgage over their pensions, risking the outcome of a lower income in retirement, new research from Prudential suggests.

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Let’s end the student loans misconception - before it costs us our retirement

Paying off student loans above key life goals is just a bad idea.

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Millennials “confused” by pension rules, study warns

Employers are being urged to explain “confusing” pension rules after a report found that 53% of millennials struggle to understand their workplace schemes.

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Don’t be afraid to haggle - you’ll be surprised how easy it is to get a better price

I remember my first experience of haggling well. It wasn’t actually me doing the haggling, but my formidable little Italian mother.

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It’s time to rethink why we buy property

Millennials need to decide whether getting on to the property ladder is truly worth it.

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