Welcome to Young and the Invested, a growing online community for young professionals looking to improve their financial literacy, develop strategies to reach financial independence and explore entrepreneurship.
I started this financial independence and entrepreneurship blog because I find most advice about personal finance is generic, not tailored to younger generations in the early stages of their careers, and outdated. By developing sound financial habits, anyone can underpin their path to reaching financial independence and have a chance to retire on their own terms. Further, entrepreneurship can be a viable outlet for getting there faster.
Most of what you read in the media highlights the perpetual problems Millennials face when it comes to establishing good financial habits like living within your means, saving money, or setting aside enough to fund your retirement. But why is that? What is driving this?