Picture this: you're 26 years old and have just received the first significant bonus of your blossoming career. You're trying to figure out how you might spend the money: should you travel or go on a shopping spree? Take in a weekend music festival with friends? On the other hand, you may be … [Read more...] about Millennials & Money: Who does Gen Y Trust?
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Is it really possible to spend one billion dollars? I was listening to the latest GrowthEverywhere podcast (discovered earlier this morning via Growth Hackers) where they interviewed Emerson Spartz, a 27 year old middle school dropout. He homeschooled himself, started the number 1 fan site for … [Read more...] about Could You Spend 1 Billion Dollars? You Can’t. Here’s Why.
How long have you been with your employer? And how long do you plan to stay there? As a millennial, you may have a feeling of restlessness. An article from Forbes argues that job hopping is the new normal for millennials. And the most recent data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics states … [Read more...] about What Should I Do With My Old 401k?
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
"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