Nicholas Fainlight | Business Development Associate, Hartford, CT

Nicholas Fainlight is an aspiring finance professional.

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5 Ways to Get Involved in a New City

Whether you’re moving to a new city for work or school, it’s important to get involved in your new home. You might think you’ll be okay and are planning on focusing on your job or academics and believe you can meet people organically, but you’ll enjoy the experience much more if you put your best […]

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6 Tips for Getting Ready to Head to Grad School

Once you’ve been accepted to graduate school, you might think it’s time to relax and that you can approach grad school like you did your undergrad college. However, grad school is vastly different from your previous college experience. You’re studying something much more specialized and are in an even more competitive program. You’ll have to […]

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4 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

Once you graduate college and begin your life after school, you likely realize how important a credit score is for various decisions. You may have had to deal with issues relating to your credit score beforehand, but it’s certainly something you must pay attention to now. Your credit score affects whether or not you can […]

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4 Tips to Help Millennials Save for Their First Home

There seems to be a prevalent mindset that millennials will never be able to afford a house. While the housing market is inflated in some areas, for most of the country, there are certainly affordable properties. This misconception is certainly not current for many young adults who are working full-time, even if they have significant […]

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How to Make Sure Your Financial Accounts are Secure

Whether you like it or not, most of your financial information is available online. While some people avoid using online banking or payment options, most people do. You can pay your credit cards online, check your bank balance, pay off other loans, or manage your retirement accounts. Many people have these apps on their phones […]

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Why Financial Literacy Should Be Taught in Schools

Financial literacy is important no matter what point of your life you’re at. However, the younger you begin learning how to manage your finances, the better you’ll be at managing money throughout your life. There are studies that show financial literacy education has a significant impact and affects students far past their school years. Students […]

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How to Use Credit Cards the Smart Way

Credit cards are something we’re likely all familiar with. You’ve probably gone shopping to a larger store and had the salesperson ask if you want to open a credit card account specific to that store. It’s likely you always brush it off, knowing you don’t shop there that often or don’t want to deal with […]

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Top FinTech Companies of 2017

Financial technology companies are growing all around the globe, especially in the United States and Europe. Many of these companies make managing your finances much easier and help people get started with money management. So many fintech companies are startups seeing immense growth within their first few years of operation in the account management, payment […]

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5 Reasons You Should Get a Side Hustle

No matter where you are in your professional journey or what your personal finances look like, there are plenty of reasons to start some kind of side hustle. If you’re young, it’s even more of a reason to find an additional source of income! When you’re young, you usually have less responsibilities than someone older […]

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Worrying About Debt? 5 Ways to Become Debt Free

According to a recent study, Americans are leaving behind around $62,000 worth of debt. This number is overwhelmingly high and shows there’s a serious problem facing people living in the United States. Far too many people are in debt, for various reasons. Some of the biggest culprits are student loans, credit card debt, and mortgage […]

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