We asked executives for personal finance advice. Here’s what they said.

While some people may buy their first stocks as a teenager and or start their first business while in college, we can’t all be so precocious. Whether you aspire to be among the world’s wealthiest people or just hope for a financially comfortable future, some advice from successful individuals can help. After all, they didn’t…

We asked executives for personal finance advice. Here’s what they said.

While some people may buy their first stocks as a teenager and or start their first business while in college, we can’t all be so precocious. Whether you aspire to be among the world’s wealthiest people or just hope for a financially comfortable future, some advice from successful individuals can help. After all, they didn’t get to where they are without prioritizing their finances. One important aspect of your overall financial health is staying on top of your credit score. Discover offers a Free Credit Scorecard, which you can check every month, so that you’ll know where you stand. Here’s what executives said they learned early in their careers that set them up for a prosperous future. Keep hustling on the side While you may be ready to put the gig economy behind you to devote your attention to a career path, one executive suggests it may be smarter to hang on to a side hustle. “The first bit of advice I have for people starting in their careers is to keep a second job, probably nights and weekends, for the first year or two of your career,” says Rob Barber, the CEO of ATTOM Data Solutions, a property-analytics firm. “This will provide two financial benefits: It will provide you with extra income and reduce your monthly expenses, because you’ll be working during ti
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