Investment Strategies for Gen Z and Millennials' Long-Term Financial Goals

Gen Z and Millennials approach life at a more day-to-day pace, but it is wise to make some investments with the future in mind.

Gen Z and Millennial

Most of us younger millennials and Gen Z don't wanna think about long-term financial goals. However, financial goals also include things like owning a new gaming console, a pet or a personal vehicle. Meeting these future expenditures without any hitch in your personal finances will require some amount of financial planning today.

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  • You can make investment strategies with specific goals in mind, like buying a house or a car.

  • One of the first things to do is to create an emergency fund which should be kept up to mark with strict self-imposed rules

  • There are also fixed-income opportunities that you can look into, like debt or government bonds, which will give you sustained passive income.

  • Make sure you and your loved ones are insured against any and all unexpected occurrences you can.

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Financial Challenges Faced by Gen Z and Millennials:

  • High student debt repayment,

  • Ever-increasing cost of living,

  • Income increments being lower than inflation rates,

  • Lack of financial literacy, etc.

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Basic Strategies for Financial Planning:

  • Setting a feasible goal - Financial planning needs to be done with an end goal in mind. It helps in keeping oneself disciplined and creating investment strategies with a specific timeline.

  • Keeping emergency funds - Apart from your spending money and investments, you should always have some liquidity in case of emergencies. They can range from being worth 3-6 months of your monthly salaries.

  • Managing debts - After these steps, the first thing you need is to be ahead of your debt repayments. Create a repayment plan for every type of debt you may have incurred, like student loans, car loans, credit card bills, etc.

  • Including SIPs in your investment strategies - Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) are a part of every low risk passive investment strategy. SIPs invest in a variety of Mutual Funds and ETFs to ensure higher risk-adjusted returns.

  • Insurance - Uncertainties of things like health and hazardous random occurrences will always be there. Just like emergency savings, insuring yourself and your loved ones should be a top priority for you.

  • Passive income - Keeping real estate debt or government treasury bonds as part of portfolio ensures getting some low-risk fixed-income on your investments regularly.


Even though it may seem like the system is designed for you to suffer, long-term financial planning can be the way to achieve financial freedom and actually live in the moment without much fiscal duress.

Disclaimer: The information in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be construed as financial advice. Readers are advised to do their research and due diligence before making financial decisions.

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