Young Adults

6 Ways to Save Money After Graduation When You Don’t Yet Have a Job

After graduation, there are a series of emotions you may have: The first is one of exhilaration — you don’t have to go back to school! Yay! Then a feeling of confusion sets in while you adjust to living without academic responsibilities for a long time. Following that, concern generally sets in when you realize…

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How to Have Fun (Not) Traveling this Summer

This article was originally published at HiCharlie.com and was written by Jackie Lam. Confession: Traveling during the busy summer season just isn’t for me. In our modern age filled with digital nomads and travel hacking devotees, it’s almost a sin not to be daydreaming about the next summer vacay. But in my humble opinion, summer travel…

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Budgeting for Teens: 'Driver's Ed' for Financial Education

Budgeting is a skill that will benefit you throughout your life, if you learn to do it correctly. Millions of Americans are currently in debt, but you don’t have to be. With the right knowledge, you can avoid years of financial struggles and manage your money wisely. Fundamental Finance Academy is devoted to financial literacy…

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7 Financial Commandments for Millennials

It’s graduation season! What a happy time. With a huge accomplishment behind you, there are many choices ahead. Whether you are starting a new job or looking for a job, you can create habits now that will help you get ahead of the financial curve. Follow these seven financial commandments so you can look back on your…

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When Should I Teach My Kids About Money?

A lot of folks ask me when is the best time to start teaching their kids about money. And while there is no perfect answer, middle school (6th-8th grade) seems to be the time kids start developing money habits that can benefit them throughout their life. This is because by this time they understand money…

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