College has become a trillion-dollar booby trap. A third of Americans under 30 have outstanding student debt, and many of them are relying on loan forgiveness pipedreams. Jared sees a simple solution…
If someone else is handling your money, you have rendered yourself totally helpless. So keep your money separate, even after marriage—separate checking accounts, separate mutual funds, separate credit cards, separate everything.
Choosing austerity now is infinitely better than letting poverty force you into austerity in your 80s. Unless, of course, your dream retirement consists of canned beans and endless reruns of The Price Is Right.