Financial Planning How-To’s for Millennials and Generation Z

The panel included: Rod Griffin: Director of Consumer Education and Awareness at Experian; Tori Dunlap: Money + Career Speaker and Coach; AK: Millennial Personal Finance Blogger; Danielle YB Vason: Founder of Personal Finance Blog She Makes Cents; Kevin Matthews: Director of Consumer Information; Joseph Francis: Financial Advisor; Tim: Owner of Life for The Better blog; Kali Roberge: Chief Content Officer & Co-Host of the Beyond Finances Podcast; Jelani Smith: Founder of Bay Street Blog; The Centsables: Financial Literacy for Kids; Melissa Pedersen: Director Of Strategic Partnerships for

Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: What are some ways to establish credit?
  • Q2: What should you look for when shopping around for a credit card?
  • Q3: What percentage of your paycheck should be going towards retirement?
  • Q4: How do you manage to save while trying to pay off debt?
  • Q5: Do student loans affect credit scores?
  • Q6: What does an average wedding cost?
  • Q7: What is the cost of raising a child to adulthood?
  • Q8: How much of a monthly income should be going toward rent/mortgage?
  • Q9: How much should be saved up for a down payment on a house?
  • Q10: Any final tips on financial planning for millennials and generation Z?

Headshots of the featured #CreditChat panelists