It’s almost time for the back to school discussions and families are gearing up to chat about one of the most important topics, money. As students get ready to enter college for the first time, the cost of tuition, books, and room and board is a concern for many parents and students. As a parent of … [Read more...] about Parents! Know This Before Borrowing Students Loans for Your Child
For entry-level young professionals, there are a myriad of office-related rules to follow. These are rarely talked about so it's hard to master them as a young professional. But this is YoungFinances! We talk about taboo topics. The purpose of this post is to show you how to shake hands like a … [Read more...] about How to Shake Hands Like a Professional
A thrifty spouse may seem like a handful to deal with. They may be extremely logical. You may not always see eye-to-eye. But a frugal spouse can be an asset to your family. Luckily, when I started becoming thriftier, I set an example in my household and encouraged my partner to follow suit. And it … [Read more...] about How to Get Along with a Thrifty Spouse
When starting out in your first job, it can be tough to save. Between rent, transportation costs, student loan debt (and more) you may think saving money is impossible. Luckily, it's easier to save than you may think! You will need to create a savings plan. Boring, right? But once you've identified … [Read more...] about How Much Should I Save?
The importance of having a budget has been debated probably since the origin of the word. Some people live by a budget and can’t get by without their spreadsheets, while others simply see it as an ineffective waste of time. In fact, a Gallup poll indicated that two-thirds of American households do … [Read more...] about What Would the World Be Like Without Budgets
Just searching, applying, and attending interviews while looking for your first career position directly after college can be a full time job all by itself. I remember looking for my first job. I used to get frustrated when I saw former classmates getting hired by friends. It made me think that all … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Find a Job By Networking Online