personal finance

Earn an Extra 500k: Why that Tax Refund Might Save Your Retirement

by / ⠀Startup Advice / June 23, 2012

Your 2011 tax refund from Uncle Sam may have recently shown up in the mail or, more likely, directly in your bank account. Time for a vacation or that new gadget? Though it’s tempting to use your refund for lots of different things, look at it this way: That refund could actually be the meal ticket to a secure retirement – something, frankly, many young entrepreneurs today aren’t…

Personal Finance – What’s in a Name?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / June 10, 2012

Thanks for joining me at this new column. Together, we’ll talk about simple steps anyone can make to cut through the complexity and jargon to improve financial outlook. This post will focus on one specific pitfall I believe hampers people from getting their fiscal house in order. If you ask 10 people to describe “Personal Finance,” you’ll get 11 different answers (and a lot of dirty looks). The…

3 Online Tools That Actually Help You Save Money

by / ⠀Startup Advice / June 4, 2012

Generation Y was hit hard because of The Great Recession. Four years later and we’ve still got major credit card debt, student loans and underemployment. To make matters more interesting, many of us have decided to take on the route of entrepreneurship which can lead to unfixed income for quite some time. Now, I’m not bringing this stuff up as a downer. In fact, when it comes to…

Some Unique Tips for Young Adults to Refurbish Their Credit Scores

by / ⠀Startup Advice / May 25, 2012

Many young adults in the U.S. are relying more on credit cards to meet their daily routine expenses and desires. But depending more on credit cards can lead to people accruing huge credit card bills and incurring debt. However, there are several viable ways to waive off the obligation, such as debt consolidation. Youngsters are always asked to consolidate debt to eliminate the financial burden, but they are…

Opportunity: Under30CEO is Looking for Personal Finance Guest Writers

by / ⠀Startup Advice / May 3, 2012

Under30CEO has always been about success in business and more importantly in life. Everyone finds their own way to success and happiness and we hope that Under30CEO can simply play some roll however big or small in that process. We have heard from many of our readers that personal finance is something that they constantly struggle with. So, we have decided to add a personal finance column to…

6 Tips on Money Management for Young People

by / ⠀Startup Advice / May 2, 2012

Have you ever wondered why so many young adults across the nation have monstrous credit card debt? The reason is the lack of having a proper and well-disciplined budget and financial life. People often make the indiscreet use of credit cards and do not pay bills on time. They do not adhere to their budget and spend money beyond their limits. All these lead individuals falling into overwhelming…

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