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About Daniel Matthews

Daniel Matthews is a freelance writer who specializes in finance, tech, business, and current events. You can find him on Twitter.

Millennials, Thinking About Seeing the Nation? Start Here

The classic conundrum for anyone young and full of wanderlust: traveling costs a lot of money. How many people forego traveling until they’re older because of student debt and other money issues? As far as I know, no one has studied this, and for good reason. A statistic of delayed dreams doesn’t make for good […]

Starting a Family: 4 Money-Saving Tips

This post is from guest author Victoria. Victoria is a writer and social media nerd who lives in the Northwest U.S. and loves strong coffee and consumer psychology. When she’s not writing, she’s cooking vegetarian food or running in the trails near her home. With the millennial generation entering their 30s, many are beginning to […]

5 Tips to Finding a New Job You Love

You don’t just want any old job in any old city. That’s why millennials jump from job to job so often. About 60 percent are open-minded towards a new job, and 21 percent have changed jobs within the past year. The common misconception is we lack loyalty and are too lazy to stick it out […]

Young Entrepreneurs: The Inexpensive Office Face Lift

This post is from guest author Logan Randall. Whether at work or home, our offices have a way of becoming the catch-all areas of our busy lives. Littered with old projects, out-of-date electronics, and boxes of last year’s Girl Scout cookies, it’s easy for an office to end up looking less like a professional workspace […]

Career Spotlight: Hospitality Management

You’re young and you have a lot of options, which can make it tough to figure what type of career you’d like to pursue. Here’s an overview of the hospitality industry from guest author Melissa Davidson. This will help you decide if a career in hospitality management and other related positions in hospitality are right […]

The Future of Work: How to Be Absolutely Essential

Earlier this year, McDonald’s started rolling out its program to replace cashiers with digital kiosks for customers to order from. As expected, the company’s shares hit an all-time high following the deployment of the order-taking machines. While McDonald’s made headlines with its program, it is hardly the first company to replace human employees with automation […]

Caring for Your Aging Parents on a Budget

This post is from guest author Rob Lanterman. In the great circle of life, caretaker roles tend to reverse as a human gets older. Often, the children they once raised up become the ones taking care of them. In this world of strange reverse parenting, those charged with taking care of their parents do so […]

First-Time Homeowner? First Know This One Thing About Utilities

Believe me, I was stunned when I heard this: victims of Hurricane Irma and Harvey are paying to support dirty energy; you might be as well. Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is a lobbying group that partners with power companies nationwide. EEI doesn’t lobby for renewables, which—if fully implemented—could power the grid. EEI lobbies for fracking, […]

Is College Really Worth It?

The question of whether college is worth it is a fairly new one in the scheme of things. When you’re looking at payment options so you can afford college, you have to deal with the fact that tuition has gone up by 296 percent since 1995. A price increase of this magnitude is hard to […]

Is Student Loan Debt Hurting Real Estate Demand?

Traditionally in America there is a natural story around college graduates and real estate. It goes something like this: young people go to college, get an education, get a good job (or start a business) and then a few years later, in their late 20s or early 30s, they buy their first house. This first-time […]