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?
Success is one of my favorite words. I am constantly reading about how others made their way to success. I see success as the status one achieves once they have reached several of their goals and they start receiving recognition for that achievement. But what about those of us who do not feel that … [Read more...] about How Do You View Success?
"Humans have unlimited wants and limited resources." That is the fundamental idea behind scarcity and economics. You probably learned this in school. Supply and Demand right? Well I happen to think that I have less wants than the next person. But when I want something, I want it without … [Read more...] about How to Remodel a 20 Year Old Kitchen for Less Than $3,000
This post was inspired by a reader question: "How can I pay off my student loans without going broke?"Student loans these days are a part of most college students' vocabulary. Yes, there are some recent college graduates who didn't have to take out student loans when they chose a college, but … [Read more...] about How to Pay off Student Loans without Going Broke
Ready to put some real money in and start investing? In that case you are going to need a broker. A stockbroker is an intermediary that buys and sells stocks and other securities. In the past, if you wanted to place a trade, you would have to call your broker and they would place the trade for … [Read more...] about Choosing a Broker
There is no doubt that student loan debt has become a bigger and bigger problem in recent years. According to College Board, about 57% of public, four-year college students graduate with debt. So if you have student loan debt, you are not alone. I also fall in that group of college graduates with … [Read more...] about 9 Steps to Take After Graduating with Student Loans