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 you first start working full time, it can be very exciting. You successfully passed the interview, and you were extended a job offer with a salary! But before you accept out of pure excitement, you should negotiate your salary. The majority of people don't negotiate their salary because … [Read more...] about How to Negotiate Your Salary
You got your first taste of freedom when you went away to college, and you got to live either in the dorms or off campus apartments. After graduation, the thought of moving back in with your parents was probably cringe worthy. But moving out on your own shouldn't be a decision you jump into … [Read more...] about 4 Things You Should Save Up For Before Moving Out
As a recent college graduate, it's likely that you have student loan debt. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, "From academic years 2006-07 to 2010-11, the percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students at 4-year degree-granting institutions receiving any financial … [Read more...] about Should I Pay Off Student Loans or Invest?
"The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does." Anonymous Opening and investing in a Roth IRA will allow you to have a pretty sweet nest egg of tax free money once you are ready to retire. Now that you are a member of the Roth IRA club, you should know a few totally … [Read more...] about 15 Totally Random Facts About People Who Retire With Roth IRA Money
By now you should know that the Roth IRA is a pretty important component to any healthy financial plan for a young adult. If you missed the reasons why you can watch this video, or read this post. Now it's time to learn the basic rules for the Roth IRA. I've pulled the most important points … [Read more...] about 10 Important Roth IRA Rules. Number 7 is a Shocker.