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The allure of extra money from a “side hustle” can be tempting to many and even necessary for some. While this extra influx of money can certainly be a positive, it’s important to fully weigh the pros and cons of a side gig and understand what it really means for you financially. We’ve laid out the areas to consider being starting your own side hustle.
Everyone knows that the choices we make today affect us down the road…but that’s especially true with our money habits! They key is to change your mindset about money and be realistic about what you need to do to secure your financial future.
Buying a home for the first time can be an overwhelming process, but there are things you can do to help you through it. We walk you through the steps, from how to prepare yourself financially to what the purchase process typically looks like. When you’re ready to purchase your first home, be sure to take our tips into consideration – they just might help you be successful in your home-buying adventure!
What’s the one piece of advice you would give a recent college graduate? We say “Start off on a solid financial footing to ensure future financial success.” Being a new graduate can be overwhelming – so many choices to make and things to think about that it can make your head spin. But we have you covered with great advice for starting your financial future out the right way, from budgeting to saving to debt management. Read on for our financial advice for graduates.
It’s that time of year! If you’re in the market for your first home, it’s critical to ensure you have a good game plan for the purchase. Not sure what to include in your game plan? We have you covered with the ins and outs of buying your first home.
In August, Kate challenged herself to tackle one bad spending habit per month. Did she make it? Follow along as she discusses the outcome of her spending challenge and what she learned along the way.
At the beginning of June I wrote an article about the adjustments new college graduates face as they enter the workforce. In it, I provided tips on ...
Spring Commencement is over and the Class of 2017 is entering the workforce. Gone are mornings that begin at 10 a.m., nap-filled afternoons and ...
College is one of the largest expenses you’ll encounter in your lifetime. Aside from attending an in-state university or receiving scholarships, there are other ways to reduce the amount of money spent on college costs. In addition to saving on tuition, students have the ability to minimize other expenses such as books, room and board. Here are five easy ways to save on costs:
For parents, the questions never stop no matter the age of your children. Perhaps your new college graduate needs financial direction on what to do ...
Studies have shown that Americans do not have a high level of financial literacy. Furthermore, millennials have been identified as the subgroup with the weakest proficiency.
To consolidate, refinance, or do nothing? The answer is not simple. It’s based on everyone’s unique situation—type of debt (federal or private), current interest rate, income level, occupation, estimated payoff timeline, etc.