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What your friends can teach you about money

What your friends can teach you about money
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The Wall Street Journal
By Julia CarpenterColin Saint-Vil got his money education at the dim sum cart over a steamy plate of pork buns and turnip cake.A friend offered to pick up the whole tab on her credit card “for the points”. At the time, six years ago, “for the points” meant nothing to Saint-Vil, now a 30-year-old planning manager in Brooklyn, so he pressed for more details. They lingered over the dim sum meal as a larger conversation unfolded about annual percentage rates, credit card debt, payment schedules and more.Millennials and...

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