Limited funds with lots to pay for

by: Christina Pontisso

Originally appearing in “101 Ways to Build Wealth,” authors Daniel Bortz, Kara Brandeisky, Paul J. Lim, and Taylor Tepper provide tips for millennials struggling to make it out as their own in the real world.

Getting started can be difficult, especially given the current state of the economy and job market. Between keeping up with bill payments, paying off student loans, or juggling a career millennials have to demonstrate self discipline when it comes to saving.

Below are some ways that can help set financial priorities:

1. Tuck away a month of expenses – start off with a savings of at least 1 months worth of expenses. Next, try to save up 6 months of expenses. You never know what could happen in the future.

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