When you’ve finally emerged from college in your early 20s, you’re just ready to start making a living. And with that influx of money from (hopefully) a full-time job, you understandably want to start buying things — lots of things. These range from the large (house, cars, trips) to small (clothing, purses, shoes, furniture).
While these are all noble pursuits, it may be in your best interests to hold off on the spending and invest that money instead — while you’re young.
Unlike previous generations, this one has much more freedom to job-hop, going through four different jobs by the age of 32. This gig economy comes at a price. You’ll need to start a retirement fund from scratch.
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