For many young adults gaining independence from their parents for the first time and getting a grip on how to be financially smart can have a steep learning curve. For someone who isn’t making a steady income yet, or doesn’t know about the potential pitfalls, how can you build a foundation for a healthy financial future? Here are some tips for young adults to establish good financial habits early
Picture an 18-wheeler, its 4,000-cubic-foot cargo trailer filled to capacity with stacks of $100 bills. The driver shuts and locks the trailer, closing the door on roughly $10 billion. Now imagine that truck driving off to a landfill, where that $10 billion will be dumped, shredded and buried, rendered useless.