Learn about the symptoms of depression related to student loan debt and discover free and low-cost mental health resources that may help.
There’s a new tool out there that will help you to save $100 per month by tracking your bills and helping you cut expenses – Truebill.
If you’re willing to switch banks, you could get some great bonus offers. Here are some to consider and a few details as well.
A look at how to make $1,000,000 by breaking it down into monthly saving goals and using retirement accounts and other tactics.
In this Twine app review, you’ll learn how Twine works, how much it costs, and a few alternatives to the service you might want to consider.
College students don’t really need emergency funds, right? Wrong. Here are some reasons why they need emergency funds too.
Are you an above-average college graduate? Here are some helpful tips for you. One of them is to pay off your student loans, but can you guess the others?
There are many factors to consider when you’re trying to save for a house while paying down student loans. Here’s a great place to start!
Don’t make much money? Have a volatile income? Consider micro-saving. It’s a way to grow your nest egg even in tight financial scenarios. Learn more!
Members of the military have unique financial needs and the USAA Federal Savings Bank offers a wide variety of financial solutions.
Receiving graduation money can be exciting and you can save or invest your graduation money to improve your finances.
Clarity Money has the story right. Managing checking and credit accounts, bills and more is time consuming. Inconsistent incomes and lumpy bills turns financial management turns into a nightmare. And many people are struggling with it. The Clarity Money App wants to be the technological advocate that streamlines your finances. Their platform offers big savings opportunities. However, […]
Let’s face it – college is expensive. Here are four of the smartest ways to save money as a student.
If you’re struggling to save more money, you can use these money hacks to trick yourself into saving and see more wealth building in your bank account.
Our friend J. Money from Budgets are Sexy talks a lot about living on half your income. He extols on the financial freedom it can bring, and how much happier you’ll be having money in the bank. Yes, living on half your income will let you keep more money in the bank – since you’re […]
There’s no particular reason why the new year ushers in change for so many people. It’s an arbitrary designation, and nothing really changes when the clock strikes midnight on January 1st. But much like moving to a new city, starting a new job or making new friends, a new year can provide the spark we […]
When my husband and I combined our finances, our first goal was to start saving for an emergency fund. At that point, we were planning to quit our jobs, move to Colorado and become self-employed. To do that, we really needed an emergency fund as a safety net…but we would also need a “go to hell” […]
I celebrated my first Father’s Day this past weekend. I had a great day celebrating with my family, but the entire day I was stuck thinking about the future and how my life has changed. Am I providing well enough for my family? Am I preparing well enough for the future? Are we saving enough for […]
Student loan debt is a particularly dangerous financial burden, because it’s usually the first form of debt someone encounters. It’s also one of the largest. It can be hard for an 18-year-old high school grad to grasp the reality of that debt, and many freshman find themselves treating their loans as free money. That usually […]
When I got my first ‘real job’ I felt like I was rich. Looking back this was far from accurate. I was earning less than $20,000 per year and living paycheck to paycheck in a big way. In fact, my entire paycheck was usually gone the day before I received my weekly pay. My gas […]
No matter how hard some people try to make personal finance all of the concepts are pretty darn simple. You don’t need to be a certified financial planner and you certainly don’t have to hire one to come up with your own financial plan. In fact, over the past years I have found that three […]
When you’re young – say during college or in your 20s and 30s – life insurance is the least likely thing on your mind. Seriously, I’ve yet to meet a college student or recent graduate who’s given any thought to life insurance. But there are a lot of reasons why a millennial should consider life […]