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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How Credit Card Companies Make Money

May 15, 2017
How credit card companies make money

During the Great Recession, there was a big backlash against banks, lenders, and credit card companies.  The people felt they had been taken advantage of (there is some truth to that), and they wanted reform.  While it didn’t come as a sweeping reform that purged the industry of the crooked dealers, there was some good […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Charles Schwab Intelligent Portfolios Review

April 28, 2017
Charles Schwab Intelligent Portfolios Review

Schwab Intelligent Portfolios Review   Over the past decade, robo-advisors have become the latest and hottest investment trend. Some might wonder how a robot could provide such value to a portfolio. But when you take a deep look inside and see that they offer an automated, low-cost option to investing, it becomes a little clearer. […]

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