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Fix My Finances

Small, simple changes to your personal finances actually can impact your life in big ways. Our experts will talk to young adults across the country to analyze their spending habits and find straightforward, practical changes to improve their finances for the short and long run.

  • Fix My Finances: I want to start investing as I start my new career
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    Fix My Finances: I want to start investing as I start my new career

    In today’s episode, we continue our conversation with Erin, a 32-year-old from Portland, Oregon, who recently finished her medical school residency and is starting her career as a pediatric urgent-care doctor. Erin has some savings and smaller investments, but she isn’t sure if she is on the right track with her retirement savings. “It’s really smart that [Erin is] thinking about retirement at 32 years old,” says New York-based certified financial planner Stephanie Genkin.

  • Fix My Finances: How to save for a down payment on a house
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    Fix My Finances: How to save for a down payment on a house

    In today’s episode, we meet Tiffany, a 34-year-old therapist who works with the military and their families in St. Marys, Georgia. Tiffany is married with two children, and she is working toward her doctorate in counseling. Tiffany has been working for years to make up for some financial missteps in early adulthood, including a bankruptcy.

  • Fix My Finances: Most common questions about ACA insurance
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    Fix My Finances: Most common questions about ACA insurance

    Today’s episode is Part 2 of your questions about the Affordable Care Act. Yahoo Finance Reporter Melody Hahm speaks with Ralph Tornello, a benefits consultant with NY-based Ladmar Associates, specifically about enrolling in the ACA health exchanges. Under the Affordable Care Act, Americans can sign up for health insurance on their state’s marketplace exchange or individual marketplace only during annual periods of open enrollment.