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Shahar Ziv

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Acing Your Finances
Investing, Millennial
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New York, New York, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Is your personal finance lesson spongeworthy' In an era of shortened attention spans, creating personal finance sessions that are a combination of education and entertainment is essential to maintain student engagement. ...
Posted: Sep 27 2017 @ 7:28 AM
Here’s a trivia question for your next cocktail party: What do Delta flight attendants have in common with Cravath, Swaine, & Moore lawyers? The answer: More money in their pockets thanks to large pay raises. Delta and Cravath both announced increases for their employees. Delta’s flight attendants, along with baggage handlers, gate agents and other hourly workers, will receive a 6% pay raise, effective April 1, 2017. Meanwhile, Cravath rewarded its associates ...
Posted: Mar 01 2017 @ 5:45 AM
(Selected as Forbes Editor's Pick) Once you've mastered the basics, incorporate these five advanced money strategies into your financial arsenal. ...
Posted: Jan 11 2017 @ 4:05 PM
The potential to save thousands can be enticing, but you should give serious consideration to whether the savings outweigh the benefits and flexibility that federal student loan repayment options afford.    ...
Posted: Jan 05 2017 @ 5:31 AM
The burgeoning private refinancing market for student loans it as one of the best innovations in the personal finance sector, helping to lighten the load and save individuals tens of thousands of dollars. With competition and the current low interest rate environment, now is an opportune time for millennials to consider refinancing and lighten their student debt load. But it’s not the right choice for everyone. ...
Posted: Oct 11 2016 @ 6:52 PM
With few exceptions, recent graduates should prioritize retirement savings over accelerated student debt repayment. ...
Posted: May 16 2016 @ 5:32 AM
In today’s economy, leaving a job may not entitle you to a lavish good-bye party or a shiny farewell gift. However, if you plan ahead, you could go on a $2,000+ shopping spree courtesy of your employer before you walk away, or turn leftover vacation days into extra cash in your last paycheck. Here’s how. ...
Posted: Apr 02 2016 @ 5:22 AM
While job-hopping is becoming increasingly common, many employees don’t time their exit strategically; they end up short-changing themselves and leaving thousands of dollars on the table. ...
Posted: Mar 03 2016 @ 7:09 AM
The landscape for financial advice is mired in conflicts of interest and an alphabet soup of titles that on the surface convey impartiality and inspire trust. But for years, financial wolves have been cloaked in trusted adviser clothing - masking their real status as self-interested brokers who don’t have your best interest in mind.   The most prudent way to protect consumers would be to ensure that all advisers are required ...
Posted: Mar 13 2015 @ 4:56 PM
Money-related resolutions, however, rank among the favorites. Last year, 34 percent of Americans made at least one, such as spending less or saving more. For those looking to increase their chance of success, here are three simple pieces of advice ...
Posted: Dec 31 2014 @ 4:11 PM


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