Why Micro Investments Aren’t All They’re Cracked Up To Be

Why Micro Investments Aren't All They're Cracked Up To Be

Once you make the decision to start investing, one question that usually pops up is: how to get started. Exploring different investment options might lead you to the relatively new concept of micro investments. While investing for your future is a wise choice to make, micro investments might not necessarily take you where you want […]

From Wing Man to Santa: 7 Creative Ways to Earn a Buck

From Wing Man to Santa: 7 Creative Ways to Earn a Buck

Making a living isn’t easy, and as the cost of living continues to rise, so does the need for extra income. Finding opportunities to make extra cash is easier than it looks if you’re willing to step outside your personal comfort zone and offer up your services, talents, and possessions.  Just take a look at […]

5 Ways to Make Extra Money

5 Ways to Make Extra Money

A lot of people don’t make enough money at their full-time jobs. If you’re in that category, there is one of two things that you can do. The 1st option is to complain about your situation and do nothing. If you’re reading this, I don’t believe that you’re the type of person. The second thing […]

How To Save Money On College Tuition

How to Save Money on College Tuition

Every summer the Internet is flooded with students looking to save money on college tuition. This can likely be your greatest expense in your 20s. Actually, most college graduates can be stuck with student debt for even decades after college. Pretty scary, huh? The whole goal of this site is to help you manage your […]

My Kids’ Stagnant 529 Plans

529 College Savings Plan

When I went to college (too many years ago to count now), my parents didn’t have a college savings plan. But my parents had more than just a wing and a prayer when it came to financing my college education… and it didn’t involve a 529 plan. 529 plans became a “thing” in 1996 – by […]

The Best Financial Advice for Every Year: Age 22

The Best Financial Advice for Every Year: Age 22

This is the third in a monthly series about specific age-by-age financial advice for 20-somethings. You can find the rest of the series here: Advice for 20-year-olds Advice for 21-year-olds If you’re 22 right now, chances are either your parents or grandparents are “Baby Boomers” – members of the generation born between 1946-1964. These Post-WWII babies came […]

The Best Financial Advice for Every Year: Age 21

Advice For Millenials

This is the second in a monthly series about specific age-by-age financial advice for 20-somethings. To check out my advice for 20-year-olds, click here. Age 21 is full of major milestones: you can legally drink, you can legally gamble, and any vestiges of “childhood” – like parental consent for marriage or having a provisional driver’s […]

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