Finance

Why are Millennials so Distrustful of Retirement?

Why are Millennials so Distrustful of Retirement?

Millennials, in general, are distrustful of saving money the old-fashioned way. Institutions like Social Security, the stock market, and even some types of savings accounts are generally not Millennial favorites. Why is this? Some have suggested that Millennials’ relative wealth inequality, when compared to their parents, is part of this. …

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How Frugal Living Can Backfire: Money Makes Money

How Frugal Living Can Backfire: Money Makes Money

When it comes to saving money, you need to do more than just save it all and put it under your mattress. Cash in a coffee can doesn’t accrue interest, and it doesn’t reflect on your credit as good saving habits, either. Frugal living is a good thing, but it …

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Financial Tips Every Adult Needs to Hear

Financial Tips Every Adult Needs to Hear

Some people take their financial knowledge for granted. For some young adults, their knowledge of real finance tips might be fleeting at best. The worst part is, these younger adults often don’t even know that they have huge gaps in their knowledge. To help such people along, today we’re going …

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How Far Can You Stretch a Dollar?

How Far Can You Stretch a Dollar?

We all know the old schoolyard joke. “That guy’s so frugal, he’ll stretch a dollar so far the ol’ George will shout ‘uncle!’” When you’re hard-up on cash and trying to make your budget work, however, it’s good to know how to make your dead presidents ask for a bit …

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Credit Score Basics: Why it Matters

Credit Score Basics: Why it Matters

If you’re a younger person just coming into your own financially, or just someone who hasn’t needed to borrow much money, credit scores may seem like a mystery. However, there’s a lot you need to know about credit scores if you ever plan to take out any loans or spend …

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Things You Can Avoid to Start Saving Money Today

Things You Can Avoid to Start Saving Money Today

When your paycheck gets deposited in your account, it can be tempting to turn around and blow a ton of your money on random stuff. After all, it’s your money, why shouldn’t you get to enjoy it? However, this is a way to quickly let your spending get out from …

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