September 24, 2017 1:02 am

The 5 Biggest Millennial Money Mistakes Need to Avoid

People in their 20’s and 30’s are typically mocked by those slightly older than them for being the “snowflake” generation. Having grown up in an era where the focus was often on protecting individuals’ self-esteem, they were often told that they were unique and special and there was no one else like them. I could […]

Tax Benefits for Self-Employed

  The best way to be financially independent while keeping your tax liability low is to be self-employed. You don’t necessarily need to own a huge business to enjoy the perks. It can be a smart part-time or full-time business. Having your own business offers you a plenty of advantages. You have the freedom to […]

Avoid Being Overcharged When Shopping

how to avoid being overcharged

Every day, hundreds of customers buy their groceries and have no idea that they are being overcharged significantly. Many supermarkets and grocery stores sell goods, which are extremely cheap to manufacture, at an inflated price. In order to avoid over charging, you need to have two mentalities. First, be aware of what you are spending […]

OfferUp: Sell Your Items Locally with this App!

When it comes to making a quick buck or just cleaning out your closet, the go-to platforms have been eBay and Craigslist. But those can be really hit-and-miss; either you end up selling it for much less than expected, it ends up taking forever, or you have to deal with some shady people. Sure, Craigslist […]

Take control of your personal spending with Spendee

Keeping your personal finances in line can be grueling, especially during the holidays. There are a lot of apps out there, but not many are eye-catching and fun to use. Our suggestion? Spendee! Spendee keeps your spending habits and budgets updated, with some slick color coding and graphs. But the best feature is the sync […]

Raising the Minimum Wage: One of the Most Important Financial Battles of Our Time

Living in today’s modern world requires ever-increasing sums of money. Every single expenditure category, such as food, gas, entertainment and living expenses, are all rising at a meteoric rate. Combine this with the financial crisis we have just begun pulling ourselves out of and you have a time when money is incredibly scarce for the […]

The Mint App Shows You Where All Your Money Is Going

Have you ever had the thought: “I really don’t know where all my money is going to”? Yes, most of us do. Mint is an app that might help you giving you more insight in this issue. How does it work? You can create a Mint account in a matter of minutes and link all your personal […]

Finance App: SavedPlus

Keeping track of your personal finances is the most common struggle. Anything to make this feat easier is a welcome to my lifestyle. So, finance apps are a lifesaver. We wanted to feature one app in particular, SavedPlus! SavedPlus is a free app, for iPhone and Android, that also has a web dashboard as well. […]

The Ugly Undeniable Truths About Financial Security

Financial Security is a concept that should gain traction in this economy. Your parents are either retired or are planning to retire relatively soon. Part of becoming an adult is thinking of your financial security. The Millennial generation has spent more time at home then any other generation of the 20th century. You should not count on your parents’ supporting […]

Featured Finance Startup: Mint

Our Featured Finance Startup this week is Mint, an online personal spending and budgetary tool to help track your goals, set a budget and do more with your money. In 2005, Mint founder Aaron Patzer was looking at a gruelling afternoon of accounting-type work, from poring over statements to categorizing purchases. A few hours in […]

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