It's likely that you will have to take on some type of debt to complete a college degree. According to the U.S. Department of Education, "The average total cost of attendance in 2011-12 for first-time, full-time students living on campus and paying in-state tuition was $21,000 at public 4-year … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Ways to Minimize Student Loans
Investing has never been an easy subject for me to understand. It took me one time to go on the E*Trade website, and I was so lost, I just closed the browser window. I knew that investing money was important, but I had no idea where to begin, and no real interest in doing so. Even with me being … [Read more...] about 4 Ways I’m Investing in My Future
When winter weather hits, it can be so tempting to throw on warm and bulky clothes, like hoodies and Ugg boots, with a disregard to your appearance. But if you are a millennial trying to gain some respect in the work place, finding a balance between looking chic and staying warm is important. Here … [Read more...] about How to Look Chic and Stay Cozy This Winter
The costs of travel – especially international travel – can be steep. The last thing you need are hidden expenses, no matter how small, sneaking up on you. While $25 here and there may not seem like much, it can truly add up when you account for all the unanticipated costs of travel. The next time … [Read more...] about The Hidden Expenses of Travel
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?
I'm super excited to share with you all this interview! Rob Wilson is a financial advisor originally from Pittsburgh and has been dubbed “Hip Hop’s Financial Advisor” because he is a trusted advisor to professional athletes & entertainers. Rob believes that we can all learn from their success. He … [Read more...] about PODCAST: Young Finances Interviews Rob Wilson on Achieving Success