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Subject:  Re: Letter to young couple (long) Date:  8/20/2003  11:51 PM
Author:  Evelynk Number:  502 of 5245

I think this sounds great.

The only thing I might mention is the cost of carrying debt. Especially since it seems that most people seem to accrue most debt in their early 20's (myself included). For example, they might think $5000 in credit card debt can be paid off pretty easily (as their salaries increase, etc.). In reality, that $100 or so a month they would be spending on minimum payments is much better invested.

On that note, maybe I would also mention into how compound interest can be your friend.

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