As a young professional today, you are part of a generation with greater earning power and more advanced degrees than preceding onesaalong with a fresh, holistic outlook on financial success. Yes, you might have taken out more debt than previous generations, but that doesnat mean youare a slacker living off credit cards and takeout as media pundits would have people believe. Kimberly Palmer, the Alpha Consumer columnist for US News a World Report, frequently receives questions from twenty-, thirty-, and forty-something readers like you about making smart, sustainable life choices, including: What should I be doing with my savings? ac Should I take on freelance jobs? ac Where should I invest my money? ac Should I buy a house or keep renting? ac Does it make sense to share a mortgage with my significant other? ac Can I afford a baby? ac How can I support the causes I believe in? ac Should I start a nonprofit? In Generation Earn, Palmer answers these questionsaand many moreain three parts. Part one centers on the self, covering professional goals, personal spending, debt management, and investing. Part two focuses on creating a home, including renting, mortgages, marriage, and saving for baby. Part three addresses the world at large, including green spending, sustainable donating, and supporting nonprofits. Add it all up and you have a plan for every major decision youall have to make to create a successful life.(After finding work, she paid off her credit , .Ac. m a#39;:71 --x uv l-Q card debt quickly, by focusing on the highest-interest cart .) Not all debt is equal, of course, and whether taking it on is a good or bad idea depends on the kind, how expensive it is, anbsp;...
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