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Lionel Hounkanrin

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Money-Smart Millennials
General Finance
millennial, budgeting, debt, credit card, entrepreneurship, savings, career
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Frederick , Maryland, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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If you feel like you’re always battling with your finances, be hopeful because many have walked your path and succeeded at fixing their money challenges. According to a MarketWatch article of last November, only about 30% of people can confidently declare that they are financially stable. It can be difficult to keep on top of […] ...
Posted: Aug 23 2019 @ 3:32 PM
According to the census bureau, almost 650,000 homes were sold in June. Of that enormous amount, many millennials became first time home owners. I, myself, became a mortgage holder a little over two years ago. Let’s face it, there is no hiding from the fact that moving home, be that buying your first or moving […] ...
Posted: Aug 08 2019 @ 10:57 PM
There is a social myth that assumes that introverts end up being left behind, losing to the extroverts and the ‘born leaders’. I believe that assumption is erroneous. It is a fact that when introverts fail to maximize their inner abilities of leadership and assertiveness, they tend to lose in the corporate world to people […] ...
Posted: Jul 24 2019 @ 11:22 AM
When we go from adolescents to adults, or from college to a working life, there comes a point when we naturally think about money more seriously. When you look around, whatever your financial situation may be, it could seem like most people are doing ok. After studying a bank portfolio of hundreds of consumers, I […] ...
Posted: Jul 13 2019 @ 6:37 PM
Tomorrow, when you arrive at your office, look around and you will most likely notice that some seats are unoccupied. They are not there, and they will not show up for a few days: it’s vacation season. While the world sees the American way of life as an overwhelming, non-stop work culture where people sacrifice […] ...
Posted: Jul 11 2019 @ 6:02 PM
As we mature, the desire for stability increases. Whether it is finding a better stable paying job, a long-lasting relationship or a place to settle in, we all long for a piece of happy place. Buying a home for many is that happy place. A place which we may call our own, a home where […] ...
Posted: Jun 24 2019 @ 10:19 PM
For most of us, choosing a long-term career isn’t an easy task. It’s hard to decide on what you want to do for the rest of your life, especially when the outcome is not guaranteed. You may even find that you start out on a career path that was chosen for you by influence – […] ...
Posted: Jun 20 2019 @ 3:52 PM
As you google ‘The American Dream’ you may come across this definition: the ideal by which equality of opportunity is available to any American, allowing the highest aspirations and goals to be achieved. There was a time when one of those highest aspirations was to buy a home and to some degree, it still is […] ...
Posted: Jun 13 2019 @ 6:02 PM
Throughout your career and especially as you’re starting, you will be presented with career advice from a wide variety of individuals. Your parents will offer you their opinions, as will your teachers, friends, and career professionals. You will find career advice on websites such as ours as well and all over the web. In short, […] ...
Posted: Jun 03 2019 @ 2:40 PM
I have been working in the finance industry for a while. I started in retail banking, working primarily with individual personal accounts and corporate accounts, then I transitioned into corporate finance on the analysis side. I have learned a lot in the process and here are two things I can guarantee: All companies have a […] ...
Posted: May 29 2019 @ 10:32 AM


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