Being self-confident, independent and savvy when it comes to managing money is a challenge for many adults. Younger generations — even tweens and teens — can offer a fresh perspective that can help us master our financial lives.
Gen Zers — those born between 1995 and 2009 — have seen a lot over the past decade. They've watched their parents grapple with the aftermath of the financial crisis, many living paycheck-to-paycheck with meager savings and crippling student loan debt.
No wonder some of our youngest savers and investors are a little anxious and more cautious, yet they are also pragmatic. Many already understand — and others soon will — what it takes to secure your financial future.
The key is to invest in yourself.
Here are four strategies to begin to do just that: