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Seven money goals for young adults

In your 20s or 30s? Here are seven money goals you should make and meet.

2. Regularly check your credit report

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A MasterCard credit card with a computer chip is posed for a photo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Checking your credit report on a regular basis is a great step toward having robust finances.

In order to start your financial life off on the right foot, it's smart to know how to check your credit report. Keeping track of any credit errors or reporting mistakes will ensure that the credit history you're building is accurate. You don't want to be caught off guard when you apply for a new job, or buy your first home.

Get into a routine of regularly checking your credit report, and keeping track of your credit score. If you find errors or mistakes, you can get them corrected so they won't taint your credit.

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