How To Create Multiple Income Streams While Working

Since the Most Common Multiple Income Stream is a primary salary, you may be asking yourself how do I go about earning money through secondary income streams while working a main job. Well, first off, you can definitely create multiple income streams while working.  But there are a lot of questions to ask with this […]

How To Boost Your Salary Without Asking Using Your Vacation Compensation

I know the title may sound like a misnomer, but there is a way you can get a raise and boost your salary without asking your boss, talking to HR, or really doing anything – it is simply taking all the vacation days you’re entitled to. The average American worker leaves almost 7 days of […]

EquityMultiple Review: Real Estate Crowdfunding

On April 5th, 2012 Congress passed the JOBS act of 2012. With the stroke of a pen everyday people gained access to private investment markets that had once been the domain of “accredited investors,” people with incomes greater than $200K or assets greater than $1Million. Since the new law has been signed into place, real […]

What Are The Requirements To Get A Student Loan?

Your uncle, your cousin, your boss at work – it seems like everyone these days has student loans. They must give them out to anyone who asks, right? Not necessarily. While the requirements to receive student loans aren’t particularly restrictive, there are certain criteria you must meet before being considered. This is different at the […]

U by BB&T Mobile Banking Makes Life Easier

This post brought to you by BB&T. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The College Investor. Let’s be honest – using a check register and visiting a bank on a weekly basis has become a thing of the past. Chances are you’ve got your bank’s app downloaded to your phone and it’s […]

Understanding Borrower Defense To Repayment For Student Loans

Student loans affect millions of Americans, many of whom struggle to make their payments every month. Besides income-based repayment options and refinancing, there are few options for those barely squeezing by. However, one that is rarely discussed, but still applies to some borrowers, is student loan discharge. Discharging student loans is still a fuzzy concept for […]

Why Income Tax Rates And Tax Brackets Don’t Really Matter

One of the biggest headlines during the Presidential campaign was about “lowering taxes” on individuals and corporations, and simplifying the tax code. A big argument for this is basically how complex the tax code is. Depending on who you ask, the tax code itself ranges from 2,600 pages long, to over 70,000 pages long. The […]

So You Want To Become A Bitcoin Millionaire?

When you think of trading or investing, you probably think of stocks and bonds. You might also think of commodities, currencies and whatnot. But strolling into a mutual fund manager’s office and mentioning Bitcoins would probably get you an odd look, assuming he or she is not an avid reader of TechCrunch. Introduced in 2009, […]

6 Ways To Save Money On Auto Insurance

Just like death and taxes, there is no way that you can get around auto insurance (legally, of course). Just because you’re required by law to have auto insurance, doesn’t mean that you have to pay a small fortune to get the coverage that you need. There are millions of Americans are overpaying for their auto […]