We all need to stop criticizing Millennials. They are not lazy or irresponsible, and they do not think the world owes them a living. This group happens to be more technically aware than earlier generations, and they have a lot to contribute. The challenge they face when it comes to financial wellness is inexperience. They are new to the workforce, and they have not dealt with budgets or major bills in the past. Some financial education will go a long way to helping them out.
It is more than just a seminar once a year. Millennials need a little more help with their financial wellness, depending on the individual situation. Dealing with collection agencies or reestablishing credit are major issues, but sometimes things as elementary as grocery shopping tips will help relieve a lot of stress. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services recognizes a need for these young people to get some good advice and sensible suggestions. We have a financial wellness program to help Millennials adjust to the working world. Continue reading