5 Tips to Help You Achieve Financial Independence

When you're just starting out, taking these easy first steps to take control of your finances can set you up for great success.

According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, the national unemployment rate for adults ages 18 to 34 has declined to 7.7%. However, despite a 6% increase in weekly earnings over the last four years, 26% of Millennials are still living at home with their parents.

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Taylor Schulte, CFP
Founder and CEO, Define Financial

Taylor Schulte, CFP®, is founder and CEO of Define Financial, a fee-only wealth management firm in San Diego. In addition, Schulte hosts The Stay Wealthy Retirement Podcast, teaching people how to reduce taxes, invest smarter, and make work optional. He has been recognized as a top 40 Under 40 adviser by InvestmentNews and one of the top 100 most influential advisers by Investopedia.