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YOUNG MONEY articles, books, tips, advice for college students and young adults on online auctions, identity theft, internet fraud and scams, and how to comparison shop prepaid phone cards, discount long distance, computer deals and more.

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 […]

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 Littered with old projects, out-of-date electronics, and boxes of last year’s Girl Scout cookies, it’s easy for an office to end up looking less like a professional workspace […]

Go Small and Go Home: Minimizing vs. Mobilizing

This post is by guest author Amethyst Tagney. Amethyst spends her time writing on a variety of topics. She is an avid learner and loves to share what she discovers. You can find her @AmTagWrites The minimalism movement is sweeping the nation. Many people are implementing this lifestyle by taking on challenges to make their living spaces (and […]

Mercedes Benz Offers Compelling Incentives to Customers

Luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz is offering people classified as "VIP customers" with discounts of as much as $5,000 per vehicle, and is offering to let its clients forego more monthly payments than the amount offered by rival carmaker BMW. Mercedes Incentives An October 2 memo sent to dealers of the Mercedes vehicles revealed that the company […]

Jive Sees Success in Smaller IPO

Some of the hopeful expectations about the initial public offering market opening up in the wake of the recent Groupon IPO have been borne out to an extent with the somewhat smaller offering by Jive Software on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal reports that Jive, a producer of social networking tools used by businesses, was […]

Disappointed Investors Turn Hopefully to Zynga

Investors and companies once again find themselves hoping that Zynga can provide a spark for the IPO market. Initial public offerings are always an uncertain investment to an extent, with companies often going public without a long-proven track record of success, sometimes looking for the funds necessary to keep the company going. The 2011 IPO […]

Verizon Backs Out of Google Wallet

Google has suffered yet another setback in its attempts to re-imagine electronic payments. The Associated Press reports that Verizon, one of Google’s key allies in the mobile sphere, has decided not to include the company’s new Google Wallet function in its latest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Verizon was integral in the promotion of Android-based […]

Money managers see good environment for buyers in 2012

The feedback gathered at the recent 2012 Reuters Investment Outlook Summit indicated that many money managers see the year as one with various opportunities, Reuters reports. Wide selloffs have left the stocks of many companies that are in a strong financial positions with low price-to-earnings ratios, according to the media outlet. Companies headquartered in the […]

Groupon Sees 500 Percent Growth in Holiday Sales

A few weeks after its IPO, Groupon has seen some success as a public company, according to Reuters. Investors have struggled substantially to determine whether they made a good choice putting their money into the young daily deals company, particularly after a quick decline similar to many of the other technology companies going public this […]