Remember that time that Trace Adkins warned that little girl not to grow up too soon? Don't remember? Let me catch you up. As the song begins, there's a little girl that can't wait to turn 18 and get out of her mother's house. Then the hook comes with the warning. It goes a little like this. She … [Read more...] about What is a Roth IRA and Why Do I Care?
I've been a Betterment customer for a few months now. I found Betterment to be a great way for a beginner to invest because they have low fees and they make the process of investing as simple as opening an account and depositing funds. When you open a Betterment.com account, you will deposit or … [Read more...] about How to Open a Roth IRA Online with Betterment and Celebrate Like a Boss
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
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