Personal Finance

When it comes to financial independence, it probably comes as no surprise that parents and children are not on the same page. What is surprising is that young Americans anticipate being financially independent several years earlier than their parents expect them to. Young Americans say they’ll be financially independent by age 22. Meanwhile, their parents
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Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call Group | Getty Images Lawmakers interrogated David Marcus, Facebook’s cryptocurrency chief, asking how the company will educate the 1.7 million unbanked customers it plans to reach. Elected officials at the House Financial Services Committee hosted a hearing on Wednesday to discuss the social media company’s plans
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Blueflames | Getty Images The average family doesn’t feel as good today as yesterday. Middle-class Americans are less optimistic about their economic prospects than they were just six months ago, according to a new report from CUNA Mutual Group. Although the majority of those polled said they feel relatively stable overall, they graded their chances
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Sunny summer months make it easy to cut loose. Unfortunately, it can also mean cutting loose financially. Most people derail their finances because they don’t have a set budget for holiday weekends, graduation parties, vacations, barbecues and family gatherings, summer camp, activities with the kids and back-to-school shopping. It’s common to use credit more recklessly
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The name Beyond Meat has been on investors’ lips since the company’s successful May initial public offering. But one investor in Beyond Meat, non-profit financial services firm ImpactAssets, bet on the company six years ago, long before the company became a household name. And that investment has helped boost the firm’s charitable assets. ImpactAssets’ initial
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