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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

These Money Management Methods Will Make You Richer in the Long Run

This post is from guest author Melissa Davidson. You can find her on Twitter @madtris.  Not everyone is good at managing their money. It’s a skill we aren’t necessarily taught in school, yet it’s something that has a big impact on our lives as we become adults. Financial freedom is about making good choices and being […]

How to Keep Your Car Insurance Payments Low

This post is from guest author Jesse Johnson. From rising gas prices to outrageous costs for repairs and regular maintenance, owning a car is expensive. Over time, car insurance can be one of the largest expenses you may never actually use. Many people pay too much for coverage they don’t need, and they don’t understand […]

5 Degrees Well Worth Your Dollar

This post is from guest author Logan Randall There are very few things in the world more depressing than looking at a rough $70,000 of debt, and having no job. This is rock bottom, folks. This is also the average college graduate. Unlike the students who already have college paid for, students who are using […]

How to Lower Your Student Loan Payment Amount

The following post is from guest author Jesse Johnson  As higher education becomes increasingly important to job prospects, more and more people are racking up student loan debt. In the U.S., 44 million borrowers owe more than 1.4 trillion in student loans with an average graduate in their 20s walking away with more than $22,000 […]

The Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Relocating

This post is from guest author Jesse Johnson. So, you’ve reached the point where you need to establish new roots for your business somewhere else. There are plenty of reasons to relocate, such as moving closer to your main clients, pursuing new market opportunities, seeking lower overhead costs, expanding to a bigger space, or attracting […]