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4 Frequently Asked Investing Questions Answered by Ty J. Young

Finances are a complex part of our lives—especially for how critical to our lives our finances are. It’s completely normal to get tripped up every now and then when trying to make smart decisions about your money—that’s what the experts are for! Today, we’re answering four frequently asked investing questions posed directly from viewers of our most recent webinar, “State of the Market and Economy Report and How You Can Benefit from It.” These questions were answered by Ty J. Young himself!

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4 Significant Consequences of Not Having a Financial Plan

A financial plan is a complex animal that includes many factors—from taxes and insurance to investments and savings. Nonetheless, however complex it is, it is also that critical to your financial success. Even for an expert, going in blindly when it comes to aspects of your life that involve money can be ultimately devastating, as these consequences of not having a financial plan illustrate.

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The Best Financial Advice Comes from You: Here’s How to Get It

Seeking advice from others is a natural human tendency, especially when it comes to something as complicated as finances. People search for financial advice among a variety of sources, including friends, family, coworkers, neighbors or of course—financial advisors. Sometimes the advice you receive from these sources can be valid, and other times it can steer you down the wrong path. When it comes down to it, the best financial advice comes from a source you know very well—yourself.

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5 Ways to Save for College and Retirement Simultaneously

Millennials are no stranger to student loan debt. In fact, according to the Federal Reserve, borrowers younger than 30 held a total of $376.3 billion in student loan debt in 2017. Broken down, the average student loan payment for a borrower in his or her 20s today is $351, and the total average balance for each young borrower is $22,135. With this much student debt hanging over their heads, millennials and their parents today likely feel extremely discouraged about paying it off—let alone starting to save for retirement. However, there are ways to save for college and retirement simultaneously without completely blowing one’s budget.

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7 Things to Do Right Before You Retire

You’ve been saving your entire life for retirement—good job! But don’t think that when you’re on the verge of retirement with a substantial nest egg, you’re completely finished with your preparations. There are things to do right before you retire that are important to making sure your retirement plan has all of its moving parts in place.

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7 Finance Strategies to Use by Age 50

You may feel down and out about turning 50, considering it is a milestone of growing older. However, your 50s are actually prime time for you to take leaps forward regarding your financial well-being. Their 50s is the decade in which many people are enjoying their peak earning years, which allows them more leeway to get out of debt and watch their investments soar. If you want to make the most of your 50s financially, here are a few finance strategies to use by age 50 that can help.

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When It’s Time to Get a Financial Planner

When you need help with a subject that is beyond your realm of expertise, it makes sense to consult an expert. The same holds true when it comes to your finances. A good financial planner is someone who serves to make your life easier by helping you reach your personal financial goals. The time to get a financial planner can vary for everyone—it is not dependent on one particular event or factor.

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Investing: Keep it Simple

Deciding where and how to have your money invested can be a tricky game. The good news is, it does not have to be complicated and at Ty J. Young Inc. we strive to keep things simple.

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