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.
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?