Topics

Credit and Debt
Graphic designer, 29, learns to set reasonable financial goals
Graphic designer, 29, learns to set reasonable financial goals

Graphic designer Jonathan Ng didn't worry much about his spending habits or his trouble finding a full-time job that came with employer-sponsored health insurance. Then the 29-year-old New York transplant got engaged and took an online quiz to determine at what age he would have saved enough money to retire comfortably. "WOOHOO!" the quiz results said, "You could be a millionaire by age 87." For Ng, who has worked up to 70 hours a week at as many as three part-time jobs, the quiz result "was a shock." His upcoming marriage also had him pondering other long-term goals, including buying a house, raising children and saving for those future kids'...

Loading