7 Key Money Lessons for 20-Somethings

Personal Finance

7 Key Money Lessons for 20-Somethings

7 Key Money Lessons for 20-Somethings

It’s a hard time to be a 20-something. The world has concocted a troubling cocktail of economic trends and turned them loose against today’s young people one after another, almost as if to say, “How will you respond to this?” First there was the long-term stagnation of middle-class wages during the past three decades. Then… Read More

How to Make a Budget From Scratch

Personal Finance

How to Make a Budget From Scratch

How to Make a Budget From Scratch

The difference between people who are financially secure and those who are not often comes down to one thing: Whether or not they make a budget — and stick to it. Of course, there are many other factors, but that is a consistent one. Not only does budgeting lead to security, but it also can… Read More

How to Save More Money This Month

Personal Finance

How to Save More Money This Month

How to Save More Money This Month

We all want to save more money. After all, none of us like the feeling of looking at our bank account (or under our mattress) and realizing that we have no money left and our next paycheck is still a week away. By saving a few dollars here and there, we can get some breathing… Read More

4 Steps to Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans

Students

4 Steps to Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans

4 Steps to Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans

Student loan debt is a huge problem these days. The total amount of U.S. student loan debt has reached about $1 trillion and the average amount owed is $25,000. Surprisingly, the majority of student loan holders are over 30 years old — which means a lot of people (not just 20-somethings) are being limited by… Read More

Spring Cleaning: How to Organize Your Finances

Personal Finance

Spring Cleaning: How to Organize Your Finances

Spring Cleaning: How to Organize Your Finances

Spring has traditionally been a time for cleaning our homes and clearing away the clutter that has accumulated throughout the winter. It’s a satisfying approach to the season because it gives us the feeling of starting fresh. There’s no better way to put a spring in your step (no pun intended) than by freeing yourself… Read More

How to Live Like a Money Expert

Personal Finance

How to Live Like a Money Expert

How to Live Like a Money Expert

While money experts seem to have their finances all figured out, we know by their own confessions that many of them were once like us — in debt and trying to get out, knowing that a budget is important, but not fully keeping to it.  But how exactly did they reach their financial goals, then?… Read More

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