Articles by Money in the 20s

  • The 10 Commandments of Personal Finance

    The 10 Commandments of Personal Finance

    by on March 28th, 2017

    Though people differ greatly in their financial backgrounds and behaviors, there are some simple and fundamental practices which anyone can apply for a better financial future. Money management is no simple or easy task. … Read More

  • How to Use Processes to Manage Your Finances

    How to Use Processes to Manage Your Finances

    by on March 16th, 2017

    Managing your finances as a Millennial takes careful consideration. The first step to being in healthy financial situation is to control your spending. Once you’ve got your spending under control, you can begin to … Read More

  • Millennials: The New Face of Home Buying

    Millennials: The New Face of Home Buying

    by on March 13th, 2017

    If you thought homeownership was a fading element of the American Dream, new research suggests the desire to own one’s home is alive and well. As it turns out, the millennial generation is not just looking for hip, … Read More

  • Surefire Tips for Peer-to-Peer Investing Success

    Surefire Tips for Peer-to-Peer Investing Success

    by on March 7th, 2017

    With Morningstar warning investors in 2016 that they would see an average of 4% annual returns after inflation over the next 10 years, many began to wonder what exactly they should do to look for higher returns. Enter … Read More

  • Millennials, How Are You Viewing Retirement?

    Millennials, How Are You Viewing Retirement?

    by on March 2nd, 2017

    While retirement is projected to be a welcome joy in life, many older Americans are finding this transition out of professional life to be an overwhelming, disillusioned new phase of life. Many often find a loss of … Read More

  • 6 Ways to Manage Credit while in Your 20’s

    6 Ways to Manage Credit while in Your 20’s

    by on February 23rd, 2017

    When you are in your 20s, credit card companies will offer you competitive interest rates to earn your business. While there are many products to choose, here is all you need to know about how credit cards work and how … Read More

  • 4 Ways to Kickstart Your Investment Strategy

    4 Ways to Kickstart Your Investment Strategy

    by on February 20th, 2017

    The smartest way to make money is to make your money make money for you. That’s not just a clever alliterating tongue twister. It is wise advice most financial experts agree with. Your money needs to be put into the … Read More

  • 4 Ways to Outgrow Student Loan Debt

    4 Ways to Outgrow Student Loan Debt

    by on February 13th, 2017

    Student loan debt is on the rise. For many Americans, it’s an unavoidable fact of life, no matter how many hours you work before and during your college years to try to pay your way through. According to Student Loan … Read More

  • Got Damaged Credit? Your Mortgage Chances Are Improving

    Got Damaged Credit? Your Mortgage Chances Are Improving

    by on January 16th, 2017

    In the first few days of the financial crisis, attention was turned to investment banks and mortgage lenders in serious trouble. Then the foreclosure crisis took over and people lost their homes, often due to poor … Read More

  • 4 Home Appliances Worth the Investment

    4 Home Appliances Worth the Investment

    by on January 5th, 2017

    Shopping for home appliances is overwhelming, especially when you are a new homeowner. There are hundreds of options, and every product boasts some feature that you can’t recognize and you’re not sure you’ll ever … Read More

  • 4 Money Habits Millennials Favor

    4 Money Habits Millennials Favor

    by on January 4th, 2017

    Many Millennials witnessed the aftermath of the 2007 Great Recession as they were entering the job market. Faced with a troubled economy, poor housing and job market and expensive student loans, Millennials may be more … Read More

  • 5 Great Ways to Promote Yourself over Social Media

    5 Great Ways to Promote Yourself over Social Media

    by on December 23rd, 2016

    Social media is one of the best ways for an individual, or business, to get their name out there. Networks like Twitter and Facebook allow you to interact with potentially billions of people online; sharing information … Read More

  • 3 Ways to Lower Your Startup’s Operating Costs

    3 Ways to Lower Your Startup’s Operating Costs

    by on December 22nd, 2016

    The internet has made it easier than ever for millennials to start their own businesses. Instead of looking for brick-and-mortar locations to rent, hiring staff, and spending thousands to fill the office, an entrepreneur … Read More

  • 10 Hacks for Throwing a Christmas Party on a Budget

    10 Hacks for Throwing a Christmas Party on a Budget

    by on December 21st, 2016

    Would you like to throw a great Christmas party, but you do not have much of a budget? The worst part about hosting a party is planning them. It’s not just the logistics of getting people to come, purchasing everything … Read More