Gen Y Planning

Sophia Bera, CFP® is not your father’s financial planner. She’s the #1 Google search for “Financial Planner for Millennials” and runs a 6-figure virtual financial planning firm from her laptop.
The true cost of car ownership
Drivers often feel the greatest financial squeeze at the pump, because paying for gas is ...
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End of year car buying tips
Generally, the best time to buy a new car is, well, when you need it. However, if you have ...
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The true cost of homeownership
If you’re shopping for your first home, it’s easy to focus on the listing price. However, ...
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Save money by renting out your home
Homesharing has made it easy to turn your spare room, finished basement, or entire home ...
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How to save on a car rental
Renting a car for a vacation opens up all sorts of possibilities: day trips from the city ...
A natural disaster home prep checklist
While nothing can truly prepare you for what so many have gone through, you can take ...
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Money-saving tips for new parents
The weeks before and after your baby is born can be a total blur. From preparing for your ...
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4 unexpected ways to save on a home purchase
To shave even a few thousand dollars from the cost of buying a home, you might consider ...
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Car buying checklist
Driving a new car home from the dealership can be pretty complicated. By the time you get ...
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Tips for buying a car from a private seller
Car shopping can be confusing, especially if you’re looking for a used vehicle. Sometimes ...
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The best times to evaluate your car insurance
It’s good practice to reevaluate your car insurance coverage once or twice a year, because ...
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Hacks to save on car maintenance
Cars cost nearly $100 a month to maintain, according to AAA, and the older your car gets, ...
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Should you refinance your car loan?
If you financed your car when you purchased it, you may have the option to refinance your ...