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?
As a young adult it is important for you to establish a credit history. More than that, it is important for you to establish a good credit history. Oil tycoon and billionaire J. Paul Getty says, "..borrowed money must always be promptly repaid. Nothing will write finis to a career faster than a bad … [Read more...] about Best Credit Card for Young Adults
Don’t look back! You’re doing it! You’re doing it! You’re riding a bike. Look LaTisha! You’re riding a bike! I still remember the first time my dad let go and allowed me to ride a bike all by myself for the first time. I had been riding with training wheels and so ready to have them taken off. I … [Read more...] about One Simple Tip To Investing Smartly.
LaTisha: This is a reader's experience with Sallie Mae. The purpose of these stories is to help prevent others from making the same mistakes. If you have an experience that you would like to share anonymously please contact me. Figuring Out How to Pay Tuition My experience with Sallie Mae has been a … [Read more...] about My Experience with Sallie Mae
I was working on recording a retirement episode of the WealthFast Podcast and stumbled across a pretty neat fact. The more you save, the earlier you can retire. The concept is pretty simple; you need about 25-33 times your annual spending rate to retire and if you save 20% of your income, you can … [Read more...] about My Plan to Travel the World and Save Half of my Income