Millennials and money: Four dangers of leaving things late

‘What we’re doing now in our 30s, our parents did in their 20s’ – here’s how to compensate

‘[If] you’ve got a lot of stuff bundled into your 30s, you’re condensing too much into a short time frame.’ Photograph: Getty Images

‘[If] you’ve got a lot of stuff bundled into your 30s, you’re condensing too much into a short time frame.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Everyone has their own pace and priorities in life and, ostensibly, there’s nothing wrong with that. Some will get married in their 20s, others in their 50s and others not at all. Some will buy a house and others won’t, and who’s to say what’s the right approach?

While in terms of overall happiness, this might be the case, unfortunately when it comes to managing your finances, meeting the typical financial milestones late does have a negative impact.

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