Money

Book Review: Pirates of Financial Freedom

Book Review: Pirates of Financial Freedom | Young Finances

Pirates of Financial Freedom, by Joey Fehrman, is a clever attempt to add excitement and adventure to a subject that is often boring and dull–personal finance. The concept is straight forward. The main character, Joey, teaches a crew of pirates all about the ins and outs of growing their booty through-out the story, as they

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College Students, Saving

How to Save Money in College

How to Save Money in College | Young Finances

The term ‘broke college student’ was invented for a reason. In the span of four years, five in my case, you will work towards a college degree. In the meantime, this is likely the first time you will be on your own and taking care of yourself. It’s time to actually think about your own

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Debt

I Am Not My Credit Score

I Am Not My Credit Score | Young Finances

The first time I saw my credit score, it was a pretty good number. I was about to turn 20, and the score was in the mid 700s. My parents had preached the importance of good credit to me, but didn’t really elaborate past “pay your bills on time”, which I had done at that

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