Savings and Retirement Planning Strategies for the Y Generation

March 26, 2012
Hosted by Jordan Goodman

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Eric Bell is a personal finance expert and entrepreneur focused on helping the next generation reach their financial goals. He's 28, and has spent the last 10 years leading financial literacy efforts across the country, as the Founder of, the President of the Greater Washington Jump$tart Coalition and a private banker at Citigroup. We will cover the challenges young adults face in their twenties these days. From paying for college to finding jobs in this tough economy, Eric has the scoop on the financial lives of generation Y. Some of the topics we will discuss with Eric are student loan and credit card debt, weak job market, flat wages, volatile markets, low interest savings rates, prolonging living at home, delayed gratification, increased waiting time to reach goals like marriage, kids and buying a home. We will also explore strategies young people can use to save money, pay off debt, protect their assets, and start investing and saving.

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Jordan Goodman has a mission: to help everyone do better with money. Since graduating the Columbia University School of Journalism in 1977, he has spent the past 32 years combing the country to find the very best ways to help consumers make and save money and then sharing these gems with the public. As a staff writer/reporter at MONEY Magazine for 18 years, a weekly commentator on NBC News at Sunrise and Public Radio’s Marketplace Morning Report, and through his 12, soon to be 13 highly respected books, and his website, he has provided useful, common-sense information to the public. Some of his better-known books include Fast Profits in Hard Times, Everyone’s Money Book, the Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms and Master Your Money Type. Jordan is a rare combination: someone who possesses not only encyclopedic knowledge about every area of personal finance but also a passion for helping his listeners not only to get educated but to take action to help their dreams become realities.

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