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For most of us, money represents security, so uncertainty related to money can really wreak havoc with our peace of mind. The trick is to find ways to work past the fear and stress, so you can keep moving towards your financial goals.

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millennial women

Many surveys have shown that Millennial women tend to carry more debt than Millennial men, and that they make less money to boot. To compound matters, undersaving for retirement is common for men and women of all ages. If you’re a Millennial woman, here are some steps you can you take to help level the playing field and secure your financial future.

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credit card debt

Not everyone carries a balance on their credit cards from month to month, but for those who do, the average balance per household is now $9,600. That’s about 17% of the average U.S. household income! Here are some strategies you can use to help pay off your credit cards.

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retirement

Thinking of starting your first 401(k)? Congratulations! Saving for retirement is a tremendously important step towards securing your financial future. Adopt the following strategy as a young person and stick to it, and you have an excellent chance of getting where you need to go.

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Splitting the bill has always been a landscape fraught with social landmines, and new cost-sharing apps only help so much. Here are some suggestions for navigating common cost-sharing situations with grace.

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The average cost of a new car tops $30,000. For a used car, the average cost is over $18,000. These aren’t small amounts! So, if you do take out a car loan, be sure to give it the attention it deserves. How do you manage car-related debt as advantageously as possible for your overall financial picture?

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