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- Chase Hudgens is a 30-year-old business-development rep at IBM who contributes about $500 a month to his 401(k) and over $20,000 a year to two brokerage accounts.
- He recently paid off a large student-loan balance and bought a home that he expects to appreciate in value by 5% every year.
- Hudgens said paying off his debt enabled him to become a homeowner and invest more aggressively.
- His goal is to become a millionaire by age 35.
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Chase Hudgens didn’t come to investing easily.
The 30-year-old Georgia native graduated from college in 2012 with about $50,000 in student-loan debt. He had little guidance on how