Personal Finance

advice
Jul 14th, 2014

Summer Reading: Five Personal Finance Books You Must Read in Your 20s

Ed note: Relaxing on the beach with a good book – now doesn’t that sound nice? It would be even better if that book could benefit your finances all year round. Luckily, Ben Edwards has some great suggestions for light summer reading that will also provide you clear benefits. If you do nothing else this […]

budgeting
Jul 4th, 2014

Love and Money: How One Couple Used Real Estate to Earn a Million

Ed note: It always amazes me when a couple can build a successful business together – my husband and I have a hard enough time coordinating daycare drop off and pick up some weeks! Tahnya Kristina shares a remarkable story of one couple that has found a sweet spot with both love and money. Leer […]

Divorce
Jun 24th, 2014

How to Proactively Address Your Tax Situation After Divorce

Ed note: There are some things that just aren’t fun to talk about. Period. There’s no dressing it up or injecting humor. Divorce is one of them. The thing is, we aren’t here just for fun. We also want to share important information that you can use. If you are going through a divorce, your […]

budgeting
Jun 18th, 2014

The Skinny Behind Gym Memberships

Ed note: Just thinking about paying a chunk of money each month toward a gym makes me sweaty. Erin Huffstetler explains the importance of first finding the right gym for you and then doing everything you can to get the best price. Has the arrival of swimsuit season convinced you of your need for a […]

college
May 28th, 2014

6 Steps to Establishing a Post-College Budget

Ed note: You’ve probably gotten used to parts of adulthood – doing laundry, making it to class on time – but leaving college and taking on your first job makes it a great time to commit to managing your finances better. Leer en español. Congratulations on receiving your diploma and landing a job offer! This is […]

credit
May 21st, 2014

Buying a Home? What You Need To Know Before You Sign

Ed note: It’s time to buy your first house! It’s super easy to get completely distracted by square footage, and hardwoods and granite and two-car garages and so much more. After all those concerns fall away though, you are left with a sizeable monthly mortgage payment and a new item to discuss with your tax […]