In my opinion college students are the best investors. They are constantly learning and not afraid to make mistakes. As you get a college education, you should be getting an education in building wealth. You don’t need tons of capital to start your investing journey: you just have to know how to do … [Read more...] about How Can a College Student Invest? Easy Tips
Let's face it, most people are lazy including me and you. Yeah, we work at what is interesting to us, but otherwise, we'd rather keep things simple. Here at Young Finances I've been trying to teach how to research stocks, build a portfolio and invest for retirement, but some people just hate … [Read more...] about Review of Betterment How to Invest the Easy Way
Wondering how to fix my credit myself? Or how to fix bad credit? There's no doubt that living in the modern world requires credit. Yes, you can live without a credit card and survive on cash or cashback debit cards. I know because I did it for over two years as I paid off credit card debt. But what … [Read more...] about How to Fix Bad Credit?
Are you a recent college graduate, struggling to craft the resume that will showcase your skills and help you land the job you deserve? Hi, I’m LaTisha Styles. After graduating from college (twice!) I found myself without a job and deeply discouraged. I know how it feels to apply for job after job … [Read more...] about How to Write a Job Getting Resume
This post was created in partnership with Chase. The opinions (and childhood memories) are my own. One of my fondest memories as a kid was coming home from school and walking in the house to the smell of cupcakes with my favorite strawberry icing. When I was in elementary school, my mom stayed at … [Read more...] about How a Childhood Business Turned Me into a ‘Household CFO’
Is it past 2017? See the latest updated tax guide here. Tax Guide Updated for 2017 (Tax Year 2016) IMPORTANT FOR 2017 Tax Guide: The IRS will hold tax returns for Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit Filers. The IRS will begin to release EITC/ACTC refunds starting Feb. 15. … [Read more...] about The Ultimate 2017 Tax Guide for Young Adults
Whew! Another year has come and gone. I always feel a bit sad when I say goodbye to another year, but I get pretty excited to see the new year. A new year means a fresh start. You may have made resolutions last year that you promised yourself you would keep but unfortunately you did not keep them. … [Read more...] about 4 Tips to Help You Control Finances in 2017
We've all been there... the rent is due soon and you need to make money now. As a young adult, there are many expenses, planned and unplanned. This means sometimes you have to go above and beyond to make extra money. If you need to make extra cash today, we've got just the list to help you do it! … [Read more...] about 15+ Ways to Make Extra Money Today