The earlier you define a goal, the more time you have to try and attain it. Time is certainly your friend here!
Forty percent of the parents of the survey respondents said that they had taught their kids specific money management skills, but merely 18% of the teens and young adults reported receiving such instruction.
When should you apply for benefits? Consider a few factors first. Now or later? When it comes to the question of Social Security income, the choice looms large. Should you apply now to get earlier payments? Or wait for a few years to get larger checks?
How will your money habits change in 2017? What decisions or behaviors might help your personal finances, your retirement prospects, or your net worth?