How Much Does Cross Country Moving Cost?

    Several years ago, I moved halfway across the country to California from Texas. I miss the barbecue. I do not miss the weather. I was planning a career switch, and I'd saved up for months to make this move happen. I had a "career switch" fund that would hold me over...

    8 of the Best Tools for Booking Cheap Travel

    Travel is one of the great pleasures of life—but it can be extremely expensive. Luckily there are many websites that allow you to save some serious cash on your next trip. Whether you use a rewards credit card, a last-minute hotel booking service, or stay for free...

    My Experience With a Student Debt Refinance

    This is a guest post from David Chen. David is a blogger at MillennialPersonalFinance.com. David loves a good side hustle, sushi, and CNBC. David hates student debt and frozen foods. David is working to build up his blog following in 2017. When I realized I was paying...

    How to Lower Your Energy Bill and Save Money on Electricity

    Even if you own your house or apartment, living there isn’t free. From property taxes to power, continuing expenses can be, well, expensive. But even though everyone uses electricity and water, we often don’t realize that we’re literally pouring money down the drain...

    Should You Ever Refinance Your Student Loans?

    If you have high-interest rate student loans, dealing with your debt can feel like a nightmare. The average college graduate with debt has over $30,000 in student loans, often with high interest rates. Refinancing is one way to save money by cutting down your loans...

    All the Ways Bad Credit Makes Life More Expensive

    It sounds like an oxymoron, but being poor is actually really expensive. The same principle is true with bad credit. Not only does it make borrowing money more expensive, it can also affect your life in surprising ways. From your cellphone bill to your car insurance,...

    Your Student Loan Options When You Can’t Pay Them Back

    Student loans are a massive burden on the American economy. In the United States alone, there is over $1.2 trillion of outstanding student loan debt. In fact, the average college graduate with debt has over $30,000 in student loans. This can be a crushing burden, and...

    How Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) Work

    Although we take it for granted, what stock markets do is actually pretty cool. Say you wake up one day and decide you want to own some of Apple—one of the largest companies on earth. Since Apple is a public company, anyone can buy a part of it. You don’t need to have...

    Other Online Shopping Sites Like Amazon

    When most people think of online shopping, they think of Amazon. From its humble roots as an online bookstore, Amazon has become the everything store, offering a plethora of items from 45 cent binder clips to $40,000 watches. There are other sites like Amazon,...

    A Beginner’s Guide to Index Fund Investing

    The best way to invest? Do nothing.  Have you ever dreamed of making money in the stock market? What if I told you there was an easy way to outperform most actively managed investments? Well, here’s the secret: Do nothing. More specifically, put your money in an index...