Credit Card, Savings and Retirement Expert
Liz Smith is a graduate of New York University and has been passionate about helping people make better financial decisions since her college days. Liz has been writing for SmartAsset for more than four years. Her areas of expertise include retirement, credit cards and savings. She also focuses on all money issues for millennials. Liz's articles have been featured across the web, including on AOL Finance, Business Insider and WNBC. The biggest personal finance mistake she sees people making: not contributing to retirement early in their careers.
Posts by Elizabeth Smith:
Investments can be great wealth building tools that you can use to multiply your savings. But unfortunately, all of the research and counseling in the world can’t necessarily guarantee a high rate of return. Whether you’re an expert or a novice, it’s important to keep in mind that there are certain uncontrollable factors that will always have an impact on your investments. Read more
Saving for the future can be intimidating. But you don’t want to put it off or settle for strategies that save you very little. There are plenty of ways to take charge of your finances now in order to enjoy a big payoff later in retirement. So whether you’ve recently started your career or you’re counting the months to freedom, here are three simple ways to grow your nest egg. Read more
Most students enter college planning to earn a bachelor’s degree within four years. But this is becoming less and less common. There are many obstacles keeping students from graduating on time. In fact, a recent study found that the majority of American college students need extra time to finish school. Let’s explore this issue and discuss some of the factors that play into it. Read more
Student loan debt can be crippling and loan default rates continue to rise as more and more borrowers struggle to make their monthly loan payments. You may have heard that debtors can file for… Read more
Netflix, ShoeDazzle, Citrus Lane, Petflow, Birchbox. It seems that subscription services are popping up everywhere these days. And it makes sense. These companies sell you something once and the… Read more