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How I’m Prioritizing My Goals While Supporting My Parents

I'm figuring out how to help them retire while figuring out my financial literacy because I also don't know how to prepare myself for this. I tell my parents they aren’t taking anything away from me; they’re making me start early for myself.

How to Build Up Your Savings Even If You Have Debt

People tend to feel like they are stuck in a cycle where they barely make ends meet every month when their expenses exceed their income. It can be extremely discouraging when this happens, so I suggest looking at your income first.

First Republic Student Loan Refinancing Review

First Republic offers a personal line of credit- similar to refinancing a student loan. First Republic has competitive rates for strong candidates and looks to form a long-term relationship.

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing Review

Earnest is an online lender that helps borrowers stand out by taking into account their earning potential and current financial accounts. Earnest is best for those who want more flexible and customizable terms and repayment options.

How Mental Health Influences Our Money Habits

How anxiety presents itself when managing money, the taboo on disclosing personal finances, and habits you can implement today to start a healthy relationship with money.

How to Retire Early Making Under 6 Figures (video)

This single mother started off with $20,000 and she is now an early-retired millionaire, hear how she did it.

My Money Story: Paying off $200,000 in Student Loans in New York

Paying off debt is an accomplishment, not something to be ashamed about... It’s important to balance being frugal with rewarding yourself.

How to Support Your Family Financially During a Time of Crisis

How can you help support your family financially without hurting your own finances in the process?

Side Hustles You Can Start Today 💡

Are you curious about starting your own side hustle to earn a little extra on the side? Check out some of the ideas we gathered to help you start your side hustle today:

What is Student Loan Refinancing and When is a Good Time to?

Refinance private loans as soon as you have good credit and a stable income to get a lower rate and save the most money

What Does the CARES Act Mean for my Student Debt?

On March 27, 2020 the president signed the CARES Act into law. This includes several provisions to provide relief for federal student loan borrowers.

5 Healthy Budget-Friendly Pantry Staples

We did a round-up of the best healthy snacks you can find to fit your budget.

Should You Pay Your Student Loans if You Can?

Federal student loans are in forbearance and are interest-free from March 13, 2020, through September 30, 2020. If you have job stability and feel you are in a good position you may be wondering: Should I keep making payments to my student loan?

What to do With the $1,200 Economic Impact Payment?

The coronavirus relief bill was signed by President Trump on March 27, days after the Senate voted unanimously on a $2.2 trillion stimulus package to help businesses and individuals affected by the pandemic

How to Make Sure You Receive the Economic Impact Payment

This week, the first round of stimulus payments, officially called “Economic impact payments”, started making their way onto people’s bank accounts.

Companies Providing Free Services and Discounts During Coronavirus

To help you keep your spending in place and to make the most of this quarantine, we did a round-up of some popular services offering discounts right now

What Coronavirus Means for your Finances

By now, you’ve heard the 24/7 news alerts about the coronavirus and its quick spread across the globe. Besides the risks to your health, an epidemic will also have an effect on the economy and your money.

Debt Unicorns: How These 4 People Paid Down Student Debt Really Fast

Inspiring and detailed research on how these people paid down their debt really fast.

Invest in Yourself Checklist

Investing in yourself can have a direct impact on your ability to generate income and eventually invest, and can have a bigger return on investment for you.

Can You Go to Prison For Not Paying Your Student Loans?

Student loan default happens after 270 days of missing payments, during which your entire unpaid balance becomes immediately due. Can you go to prison for not paying your student loans? We break down the consequences of student loan default and the best options to get back on track.

Everything You Need to Know About Graduate School Loans

Looking to advance your degree and get into graduate school? Soaring tuition costs are making it harder for people to afford school. Borrowing can help people get into school. Find out which of the four types of loans available for graduate students is right for you.

Deferment vs Forbearance: What is the Best Way to Pause your Student Loan Payments?

How can you pause student loan payments through financial hardships without defaulting on your loans or hurting your credit? Deferment and forbearance are two options that may help you. See if you qualify.

Can You Buy a Home With Student Debt?

Planning on buying a home but stuck with student debt? Fortunately, student loans do not have to get in the way of homeownership.

How to Start Your Side Hustle

Catalina discusses strategies to help you discover your inner entrepreneur so you can CREATE A PLAN, SHOW-OFF YOUR SKILLS, and GET PAID!

San Francisco Bay Area Resources to Build Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is crucial to our financial well-being, but it can be hard to know where to get started.

How Much Do Nurses Have in Debt?

The nursing industry is an attractive industry for many due to great starting salaries, growing demands for registered nurses, and opportunities for professional development.

How Beyoncé Manages Her Money

Beyoncé is well known for being a global superstar, but she is also a very savvy businesswoman who has a very smart approach to managing her personal finances.

Rich Dad Poor Dad Summary

Rich Dad Poor Dad teaches readers how to adopt the right mindset for building wealth.

"I Will Teach You to be Rich" Book Summary

I Will Teach You to be Rich is a great introduction to thinking smarter about your finances.

How Much Does a Financial Advisor Cost?

As you plan your financial goals and prepare for retirement, you may end up turning to a financial advisor.

The Most Inspiring Financial Goals 2019

As we are all getting ready for strong 2019, it's time to evaluate the year and set some goals. Here are some goal ideas based on where you are at

Are CD accounts a good idea or investment?

A certificate of deposit, or CD account, is a financial product sold in the U.S. by banks and financial institutions. CD’s are similar to a regular savings account in that they are both FDIC insured, making them very low-risk.

The Highest APR Savings Accounts 2019

We looked at 50 savings accounts to find the best rates for you

Why Is “FDIC and SIPC Insured” Important?

Why is bank insurance important and why should you care? What are the differences between FDIC vs SIPC insurance?

2019 New Year's Resolution Ideas: Focus on the Big Wins

When thinking about your New Years Resolutions, it's critical to focus on achieving “big financial wins” in your life. By choosing your top two to three big financial wins to tackle in 2019, you might easily be able to save hundreds or thousands into your savings or investment account.

How to be part of the 401K millionaires club

A step by step guide on how it's actually possible to hit the 1 million mark for your retirement. By following these 5 key steps you can be on your way to joining the 401K millionaires club.

Emergency Fund: What it Is and Best Practices

An emergency fund is a must have for any unexpected expenses that come up - because after all, life happens and you just can’t anticipate everything.

What Does It Mean When “The Fed Raises Interest Rates”?

Your credit card interest just went up -- here's why!

The Highest APR Savings Accounts 2018

We looked at 50 savings accounts to find the best rates for you

Tax Prep: Often Overlooked Deductions

This week we're going over taxes (they're due April 17th!). If you have a simple tax return, you can check out these free options: Turbotax or Credit Karma. To get as much $ as possible back, we have provided you some often overlooked deductions (for self-employed, rules slightly vary).

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