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?
Getting a raise at a new job is often seen as a complicated or uncomfortable task, especially for millennials. We tend to either be too scared to seek out a salary increase or promotion at our new job, or think we’re unworthy of deserving one. I recently posted about how I found my first job out of … [Read more...] about How to Get Your First Salary Increase or Promotion This Year
The first thing I tend to look at when I'm job searching is the requirements, to see if I measure up at the bare minimum. While I'm checking things off mentally with "got that" and "I can do that in my sleep", there are other skills that present themselves once I'm actually working. Here are 7 … [Read more...] about 7 Must Have Skills for Any Job
We all want to be successful. Most people want to to better than their parents did. We strive to be our best self and even better than that. Over the years I've learned 9 Principles of Success that have kept me motivated as I strive for my goals. These principles apply to entrepreneurs, young adults … [Read more...] about 9 Principles of Success
Tax season is upon us and accountants are flooded with receipts. If you do your own taxes you are probably collecting all of your documents and W-2s so you can file soon. I recently read an article on Forbes about how to file your taxes on the cheap and it mentions the various computer-based … [Read more...] about How to File Your Taxes on the Cheap
One of my goals I'm setting for 2015 is to reduce my credit card debt by $3,000. Reducing by that much money is going to take hard work and discipline, and will also help me improve my score. Here are 4 methods I'm currently using to rebuild my credit. 1) I opted out of credit offers For some … [Read more...] about 4 Ways To Rebuild Your Credit