Personal Finance

Top Personal Finance Apps for Millennials

May 22, 2017
Personal Finance Apps for Millennials

Millennials are often stereotyped for our technological vices. However, there are many productive ways apps and technology can make things better. Specifically in the areas of financial literacy, money management, and shopping. Here are a few game-changing apps. Financial Literacy Finimize: This app brands itself as “making finance accessible for our generation,” and I most definitely […]

Read the full article →

5 Things You Can Do to Increase Your Vehicle’s MPG

May 19, 2017

Americans consumed around 143 billion gallons of gas in 2016, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, adding to the constant emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. However, you don’t have to drive an electric or hybrid vehicle to save money on gas (although this may be a good option). Instead, help to increase […]

Read the full article →

Signs You Should Refinance Your Student Loans

May 17, 2017
refinance student loans

Student loans are the result of an investment you make in yourself — education. So now that you’re well-educated, you might want to look at how your student loans are affecting your total financial picture. From choosing a job to budgeting to saving for your future, your student loans play a central role in all […]

Read the full article →

5 Ways to Save More Money

May 5, 2017
save more money

Sometimes it feels like saving any more money than you are doing currently is going to be impossible. Yet, you are probably not saving enough money every month in order to plan for a comfortable retirement. Let me share with you a couple of numbers first: The average saving rate in the US is around […]

Read the full article →

Essential Money Tips for New Grads

May 1, 2017
Money Tips

Figuring out how to pay for college was only the beginning. New grads entering their post-college life need to prepare for all kinds of new adventures. One of the best and most challenging adventures is learning how to manage money. Here are the best tips to help you tackle all those exciting financial milestones. Start […]

Read the full article →

Is Leasing a Car Worth It?

April 24, 2017

There are a few different options when it comes time to acquire a car. Do you lease, buy new or buy used? They each have their respective drawbacks and benefits. Also, there are different ways to decide if something is a good value and worth the experience. For the sake of this article, let’s focus […]

Read the full article →

The Best Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

April 21, 2017
Tax Refund

Do you plan on receiving a tax refund this year? It’s easy to fall into the trap of viewing your refund like a bonus. But just like your paycheck, you should give your refund money a purpose. Your tax refund can be a great tool to meet your financial goals. Here are the best ways […]

Read the full article →