Category: Finance & Banking

May 27, 2022

How Much Should You Save for Retirement?

Pocketnest October 19, 2021 It’s literally the million-dollar question: how much money should we save for retirement? There are some super complex projections out there, as well as some really easy calculators. Which are the best tool to use? We think any of them… as a starting point.  (Ahem, we also have a pretty sweet—and […]

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May 04, 2022

How to Build a 5-Year Financial Plan

Pocketnest Jan. 4, 2022 A five-year financial plan—what is it? How does it work? Who really needs one? Is there a certain age by which you should have one? All great questions! Let’s cover the basics, first Creating a five-year financial plan will help you stay on track with your finances for the next five […]

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March 30, 2022

How the Fed Interest Rate Increase Will Affect You — And It Will

The Penny Hoarder Kent McDill March 29, 2022 The Federal Reserve has hiked interest rates for the first time since 2018, partially due to consumer angst and anger about rising inflation. Have you seen the price of gas? In general, a rate increase is good for savers and we may see some drops in the […]

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March 15, 2022

Women Leading in Tech Event in Detroit Honors Women’s History Month

Silicon Rust Belt Caitlin Renton March 14, 2022 Let’s Detroit held its Women Leading in Tech event Thursday at Bea’s Detroit in celebration of Women’s History Month. Attendees networked with professionals and listened to a panel discussion from women in high-tech automotive and mobility, plus fintech. This was the first year Let’s Detroit held the […]

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March 09, 2022

Women Leading in Tech, March 10: Meet the Panelists

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Let’s Detroit is hosting a free networking reception and panel celebrating some of the top women in the high-tech auto and mobility industry and startup community. The event will be held on Thursday, March 10, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Bea’s Detroit. Get to know the panelists below, and register for […]

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January 10, 2022

7 Banking Trends to Watch in 2022

The Penny Hoarder Timothy Moore Jan. 6, 2022 Banking has not been immune to the volatile conditions of today’s rapidly changing world. From the COVID-19 pandemic to a rise in artificial intelligence to new cybersecurity threats, banks continue to face large challenges that are ultimately changing the way they operate. We’ve seen large shifts in […]

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September 25, 2020

Budgeting Tips During an Pandemic

In our seemingly ever-changing 2020, the only thing that hasn’t changed is how important is to manage our money. While budgeting has always been important, it’s more critical now than ever. A recent Forbes article stated that 49% of all Americans lived paycheck to paycheck PRIOR to Covid-19. Given the increased unemployment and return-to-work restrictions, […]

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September 01, 2020

A Young Professional’s View on the 2020 Election: Student Loans

Last time I wrote an article for Let’s Detroit was just at the beginning of August, right before the primary elections. Those elections are done, most of the ballots have been counted, I still haven’t gotten my Amazon package that promised two-day shipping, and now there’s another election coming up. But that last article I […]

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