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?
Want to start a blog? So did I when I graduated college. When I first started this blog more than 5 years ago, I had no idea that it would grow into what it is now. Because of the work that I put into this blog, I was able to use the extra side-hustle income to pay of over $32,000 of credit card … [Read more...] about How To Start a Blog and Make Your First $100
I never thought it was possible to make extra money tutoring. When it comes to personal finance, I thought I knew everything there was to know. I had read all the blogs I could find, bought the books I was supposed to, and followed (most) of the rules about budgeting. The Struggle: before I started … [Read more...] about Extra Money Tutoring – My Side Hustle Story
Before we go into how can a college student build credit, let’s focus on the uses of credit. The primary reason you will want to build credit history is to borrow money or show a person or a business that they should have faith and depend on you to keep your word. How Do You Get a Credit … [Read more...] about How Can a College Student Build Credit?
The following blog post is part of the The Road to Financial Wellness Blog Tour. #TheRoad is a 15,000+ miles road trip through 50 states. We’ll be hosting and participating in events all across the country: from The Smile Lifestyle Events, financial wellness seminars, book signings and training. … [Read more...] about How #TheRoad Can Improve Your Financial Wellness
Moving? You'll need to figure out your apartment expenses. If you're thinking about moving out and trying to figure out if you can get your own place, then it's time to set up a budget. Your budget changes as you change and it should adjust especially when you make new decisions such as moving into … [Read more...] about How to Budget for Apartment Expenses