If you’re in college, you’re probably tired of hearing how it’s the “first step into adulthood.” Yeah, yeah, yeah. Except—it’s true. You are an adult now. So we’re going to treat you like one: It’s time to budget.
Simply put, a zero-based budget is when your income minus your expenses equals zero. This budget method gives every dollar a job, putting you in charge of your money instead of the other way around.
Money conversations can make people uncomfortable or even angry, so they just avoid the issue. Don’t let that be you! Family budget meetings are far too important. You can do this well. Here's how.
Retirement can seem like tomorrow’s problem. But that kind of thinking will leave you working hard for your money—for the rest of your life. Properly saving for retirement now gets you on the path to golden years of glory.
You can boost your investments and make retirement savings the priority it deserves to be. Just follow these nine tips.
Getting a root canal, going on a blind date, and asking for a raise. What do these three things have in common? They make the majority of us super uncomfortable. While this article isn’t going anywhere near those first two things, that last one—we can help you there!
We know you work hard for your money. And some days it feels like there’s not enough of it to go around. You think to yourself, If only I had a raise, I could save more money, pay off debt, start investing in my retirement, and (insert other money goal here). We get it.
So here’s info on how to get the raise you want, both by finding more money you already have and moving up at work.