Starting Out

So, you have a new job, your own money, maybe a new apartment. That means new freedom to do what you want. But, it also means you have new bills, your own taxes and new financial responsibilities.

The details can seem overwhelming, but don't worry. You're in the right place. Start here and now, with the right information and tips to guide you through the basics. With a little research and organization up front, you'll be prepared for the financial decisions and details that come with starting out on your own.

The payoff? More of your own money in your own pocket. That's worth it, right?

Here's what you need to know first:


The information on this website is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for specific individualized tax, legal or investment planning advice. Where specific advice is necessary or appropriate, consult with a qualified tax advisor, CPA, financial planner or investment manager.

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