• Millennials are too focused on paying off debt to invest, but experts say there's room for both

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Consider the opportunity cost of putting off investing before you go all-in on your debt.
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    Many millennials who are staying out of the stock market say they're focused on paying off debt.
    Experts say you should pay off debt and invest at the same time if the interest rate on your debt is lower than the average stock-market return.
    Access to benefits - such as 401 matching - make the case for investing even stronger because investors get a "guaranteed return."
    This article is part of a series focused on millennial financial...
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