Eight Tips for Beginning Investors

Beginning Investors' Piggy BankOne of the best ways to become financially secure in retirement is to develop solid financial habits early in life.

Appreciating the need to begin investing at the start of a career is critical, as is making sure debt doesn’t get out of control.

Here are eight things that young Americans can do to increase their chances of a secure retirement.

The Best Way to Borrow for College

As recently as the early 1990s, most students did not take out college loansToday, almost two out of every three college students borrow due to runaway higher education costs.

The typical student borrower leaves college with roughly $35,000 in debt. As a result, federal college loan debt now exceeds credit card debt.