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?
When it comes to creating a resume, the possibilities are endless. You can have a chronological, skills-based, or a combination of resume formats, but how do you know which one is right for you? There are three general resume format types, and there are several pros and cons to each of them. If … [Read more...] about Which Resume Format is Right for You?
It's January! And time for the final update on my Grow Your Dough Throwdown portfolio. You may remember that at the beginning of 2014 I entered a challenge to grow $1,000 in the markets. I decided to take a combined approach using passive and active methods. For my active portfolio, I invested $400 … [Read more...] about December Investing Challenge Results and 2015 Challenge Begins!
It was very difficult for me to reveal this information and I tried to be as open as possible without completely eliminating my privacy. Here's the story on Business Insider about how I budgeted for my debt payoff. ___ In 2011, LaTisha Styles decided it was time to pay off her $22,000 of … [Read more...] about Here’s The Budget One Woman Used Before And After Paying Off $32,000 Of Debt
There are numerous options for those looking to begin the process of online trading. Few, however, offer the range of features exhibited by discount brokerage firm, TradeKing – and no other site provides these features at such an affordable cost. Site Overview TradeKing is an online broker site that … [Read more...] about TradeKing Review Online Trading
About a year ago I attended a birthday party for my little brother. I reconnected with a lot of family at the party but I could never forget the brief conversation I had with my uncle. When he asked me what I was studying in school and I replied with my major, Journalism and Communications, he … [Read more...] about Finding the Right Job When Society Says You Had the Wrong Major