During the holiday season, people are slowing down, spending time with family and friends, and being grateful for everything they have. It’s a wonderful time to press the reset button on your life and prepare for the year ahead, while appreciating all the good things you have now. In honor of this time of year, […]
Archives for November 2014
Cyber Monday is coming! Followed by billions in online shopping! That mean’s that there are amazing deals to be had online – and I’m all about the deals! But you know what makes the deals even sweeter? Using a service like Ebates, which gives you cash back for purchases you make online. However, a lot […]
Working your way through college is one of the things you need to do to graduate with a minimal amount of debt. However, as a busy college student penciling in time to work can be hard to do and can definitely slow down the time it takes to get your degree. The solution? Get an […]
By now, we know millennials need to invest as much of their income as possible – as early as possible – in the global markets. Even small amounts make a big difference long term. But the fact is they don’t. But why? Today I invited Patrick O’Shaughnessy, an expert on investment strategy and investor behavior to help us […]
We’ve covered stories of people who’ve gone to college without student loans. And we’ve covered stories of people buried in student loan debt. But one of the ways we don’t really talk about too often is the slow road through college – basically people who are working full time and trying to get their college […]
When it comes to debt, you always have two options: pay now or pay later. Here’s why you should always choose pay now.
How would you react if I told you that for the next 2 hours, we were going to watch a documentary on Investing 101? I imagine that most of you wouldn’t be all that excited. In fact, some of you might already be clawing and scratching your way to the nearest exit to avoid the […]
Juniper Networks (JNPR) decided to part ways with its CEO of just one year. In an announcement on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, the company stated it was naming Rami Rahim, a longtime executives, as the new CEO. It replaced Shaygan Kheradpir after a short tenure. His lack of leadership and the mishandling of a customer […]
As the holidays approach, many people are making plans to take time off, spend quality time with family, and eat loads of delicious food. Sounds good, right? However, many college students and young professionals can often find themselves stranded during the holidays, unable to afford going back home for the holidays to be with family. I […]
Here is a look at frugality in your life and how to figure out how frugal you need to be in order to achieve financial success.
President Obama has been a champion of helping people who have been burdened by student loan debt, but a lot of people are having trouble finding out about the new program he created to help students in debt. The Obama Student Loan Forgiveness Program, which people are searching for, is technically called the Pay As […]
Last week, I discussed the mistakes I made in college and what I’d do differently. While I would do those things differently, they are part of my story now. I’ve become older and wiser and look back on my college years with fresh eyes. I made my fair share of mistakes, but I also did […]
“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln My first job after graduating college was in a small commercial finance branch. I was mainly tasked with selling personal loans and auto loans, and collecting on past due accounts. This involved peddling up to 36% […]
To manage tax and to make sure portion of your income drained as tax is low is a major issue for the young adults with their limited earning. Fortunately, the Internal Revenue Service offers a number of deductions, credits and other tax breaks that have particular appeal to those in their 20s. We have mentioned […]
You’ve got your college degree (and the student loans to go along with it!). Now you can’t find a job. Here’s what to do.
Did you know that how you contribute to your 401k matters when it comes to getting the most money from your employer? You’ve heard the saying “take advantage of your employer’s matching contribution because it’s free money”, but are you taking advantage of all of it, or are you leaving some on the table? You’d be […]