This is a guest post from Jon who writes at PayMyStudentLoans.com on how to minimize the effect paying off student loans will have on your life. It was a little under 3 years ago when I got married and added the cost of the wedding on top of my already existing student loan payments – … Continue reading Should You Get Married When You Have Student Loans?
10 Financial Victories from College
Last week, I reflected on my college years and some of the regrets I have about my financial life. This week, I take a look at the things I did right and celebrate them.
10 Financial Regrets from College
10 years after I started my freshman year in college, I look back at some of the things I would have told myself to do better.
Americans and Money: 3 Reasons Why We’re in Trouble
In a recent interview I gave to ThriftCultureNow.com, I was asked to comment on three causes of poor money management in America, and offer some solutions for each issue.
Who Should Bear the Cost of Public Education?
A reader recently remarked that it's unfair for her, a single woman with no kids, to be paying for other people's public education. What's your take?
5 Places to Find Diversified Financial Knowledge
Five resources to use when you want to expand your personal finance knowledge base beyond the world of blogs. While you can learn a great deal about money from blogging, a well-rounded financial knowledge is the result of a well-rounded education.
Why Reading Personal Finance Blogs is Good For You
In defense of personal finance blogging... Why I belive the personal finance blog community has things to offer that you can't find anywhere else on the Web.
6 More Job Hunting Tips for New Graduates
Madison DuPaix from My Dollar Plan shared a very timely list with us today - 6 Job Search Tips for New College Grads. Madison discussed some things to consider as near-graduates or recent graduates begin their job search, or are already deep in the job searching process but have not yet found luck. It's a … Continue reading 6 More Job Hunting Tips for New Graduates
Should We Teach Personal Finance in High School?
The debate for adding personal finance to the basic education curriculum has always been rather one-sidedly for the cause. It's no surprise that now implemented in some school systems, the programs are bouncing back some negative feedback that suggests formal education may now be the way to salvation. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that many are … Continue reading Should We Teach Personal Finance in High School?