5 biggest financial mistakes Gen X and Gen Y make

first_imgby: Robert PowellLike anyone, those in Gen X and Gen Y can’t always avoid making mistakes with their money. But there’s plenty they can do to correct mistakes, especially because most of them have enough time — Gen Xers are those born between the ‘60s and the early ‘80s, and Gen Y folks and millennials, born between the early ‘80s and the early 2000s.So we asked some financial-planning experts what mistakes people in these age groups are making, particularly in regard to their retirement planning, and what they can do about it.1. They don’t get professional helpAndrew Sivertsen, a certified financial planner with The Planning Center in Moline, Ill., said biggest retirement mistake is not the fault of Gen X and Gen Y, but the fault of the financial planning/investment advice profession. “These demographics are greatly underserved, yet most major financial decisions happen before we’re 40,” he said. continue reading » 55SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Good Outing for Indian Boxers at the Asian Games

first_imgJakarta: Indian boxers enjoyed a good outing at the Asian Games here on Monday with Vikas Krishan and Amit Panghal registering comprehensive victories by identical 5-0 margins in their respective bouts.Vikas overpowered Ahmed Tanveer of Pakistan by unanimous decision while Amit earned a similar decision against Mongolia’s Enkhmandakh Kharkhu.Both boxers have now entered the quarter-finals.Vikas will fight Tanglatihan Erbieke of China in the last eight stage. The Chinese had defeated Pazzyyev Nursahet of Turkmenistan in the pre-quarterfinals.Amit will take on Kim Jang Ryong of North Korea in the quarters. Kim had faced tough challenge from Omid Ahmadisafa of Iran in the round of 16 before scraping through with a narrow 3-2 verdict. IANSlast_img read more