College can be a difficult time for anyone to keep a stable financial base while investing the time and effort needed to succeed in a rigorous academic environment. Fortunately, however, there are a few ways to help you save money, whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, and will allow you to exit your […]
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I’ve been asked this question so many times, and there isn’t actually a definitive answer.
It’s rather like telling you what is the best cheese. There is really no answer to the question. We all have different tastes, and we, therefore, all like different cheeses. (Some people don’t like […]
How old are you? In your 30s? Poor you. Still a long way to go until you finally reach your career goal: Retirement!!
Sure, work gives our life meaning and purpose. But wouldn’t it be great to sleep in from Monday to Friday as well? No need to be sad on Sunday evenings anymore, because […]
A couple months ago, a Facebook post went viral. Someone had taken a photo of torn up money stating that it was a child’s allowance money that he ripped up because it wasn’t as much as he was told it was going to be. Commenters went crazy giving their opinions on the matter and […]
Generally, when I think of people with trust funds, I think of elderly gentlemen smoking cigars and drinking chardonnay behind a desk made of mahogany in an office the size of a small apartment. Betterment is out to put an end to that stereotype and prove that with the right tools, anyone can not […]
Does retirement scare you?
You’re not alone.
According to the National Institute on Retirement Security, “50% of Americans between the ages of 55 and 64 have less than $12,000 saved [for retirement].”
Most people who are old enough to retire don’t even have enough saved to pay for 3 years of groceries, let alone cover the most […]
Property guardianship, despite a growth in popularity, is still a relatively unknown option for some owners of non-domestic vacant buildings. The same can be said for potential property guardians, who may not be aware of the schemes available or simply might not have thought property guardianship would be right for them.
There are benefits to […]
Purchasing the big items is a necessity in today’s modern life. From a new car to a new fridge, there’s no avoiding the need to buy them. Knowing how to approach them means that you don’t get yourself into trouble with money lenders or your credit report. For some, a big ticket item might […]
It’s much like a sinkhole or quicksand; once you have fallen victim to the debt of high-interest credit cards, you feel like you are sinking further and further into the abyss.
The good news (well, sort of) is that you aren’t the only one. In the United States, we collectively owe $880 billion, with each […]
Hey everyone, Jeremy here again for another review. As you all know, I love talking about different tools to use to better manage your personal finances. I’d like to share a cool new marketplace that you might like to check out. It’s called LendEDU. You may have seen them recently on Huffington Post or […]