How to Change Your Relationship with Money

Financial education is not widely taught in America. Even if it was I’m not sure any of us would be learning the right things. From my experience most people understand the very basics of money they just can’t grasp what good money management can actually do for their life. If you can’t recognize money for […]

How to Get One Month Ahead Financially

Does getting one month ahead financially sound like a fantasy? It doesn’t have to be. A recent study commissioned by Discover Personal Loans found that many respondents understand the importance of paying off debt and increasing their savings but aren’t making near the progress on those goals that they’d like to. This isn’t surprising. Especially […]

5 Common Student Loan Myths

How much did you really know about student loans before entering college? We’ve seen it time and time again: A new student heads into college taking the max amount of student loans possible, oblivious to what this will mean for her financial future. She’s disconnected from reality when it comes to how long it’s going […]

What Are You Using Your Student Loans To Buy?

When a student misses one of the college courses that I teach, I like to make a joke about the price of attending my class. I remind them that they do pay to receive instruction, so they have to show up to get the most out of their investment. The term ‘investment’ seems to turn […]

The Best Investing Advice For Beginners (From 13 Experts)

Taking the first steps and getting started investing is the hardest thing to do. There’s fear. There’s the unknown. There’s the idea that millions of other people know more than you and you’ll get taken advantage of. At the same time, you know that you should get started. You know that starting to invest early is […]

6 College Graduates Share How They Avoided Student Loan Debt

Do you dream of going to college without taking on any debt? Or do you just need some inspiration to stop taking out so many loans? Either way, I’ve got something special for you today! We went on a mission to find out exactly how some college students are able to graduate without any debt […]

10 Money Mindset Quotes To Inspire Real Wealth

Sometimes all we need is a little inspiration to get motivated when it comes to anything – especially our money. If you want to start building real wealth, it takes a mindset shift. And the best way to learn the proper money mindset to have is to look at others who’ve excelled at making, earning, […]

6 Elements of a Solid Personal Financial Plan

September is Life Insurance Awareness month and this post is in partnership with, which helps spread awareness of the importance of term life insurance. Learn more about how you can protect your family and your finances. Are you ready to take control of your financial future? You don’t need a financial advisor to develop […]