Young Investors Articles

  1. Print Textbooks Vs. E-Textbooks

    E-textbooks may be cheaper and easier to carry around, but are they the better option?
  2. How To Invest On A Shoestring Budget

    Money is tight when you're young, but don't let that stop you from pursuing future riches.
  3. Portfolio Management For The Under-30 Crowd

    Young investors have some advantages over their older counterparts. Read on to learn how to build a portfolio that will grow ...
  4. Best Part-Time Jobs For College Students

    Here are some part-time jobs that you can fit around your classes. However, the best idea is to find something related to ...
  5. 5 College Scholarships You Could Qualify For

    Here are some scholarships that may be attainable for those of us who aren't star athletes or honors students.
  6. 7 Ways To Build A Professional Network In School

    Having a network of people in the same profession as you can improve your career prospects. Here's how to build a professional ...
  7. Dropping Out Of School To Start A Business

    Peter Thiel's fellowship program makes skipping school very tempting. Should you quit school to pursue a business startup? ...
  8. Top 5 Incentives For Student Startups

    If you can learn to juggle course work and cash flow, you'll be ready for anything.
  9. How To Start Homeschooling Your Kids

    If you want to homeschool your child, there are financial, legal and educational factors that you must consider.
  10. How To Choose The Right Major

    Here are some tips for picking a major that best suits you and your goals.
  11. Are Private Student Loans The Next Lending Crisis?

    The CFPB is keeping an eye on the student loan market because it believes it uses the same lending policies as mortgage lenders ...
  12. Managing Varied Generations In The Workplace

    With today's workforce made up of many different generations, here are some ways employers can help different generations ...
  13. The Generational Debt Gap

    Are future generations in trouble when it comes to how much debt they have? We compare debt between other age groups to find ...
  14. Tips For Going To College As A Mature Student

    Learn the special considerations mature adults need to make when pursuing a post-secondary education.
  15. Today's Teens And Money

    With the revelation that one in four U.S. teenagers do not understand the difference between debit and credit, we look at ...
  16. 5 Ways To Take Advantage Of Europe's Situation

    With the euro underperforming, now is a great time to travel, buy a home or go to school in Europe.
  17. Unconventional Career Tips For Recent Grads

    In an uncertain job market, recent graduates may have to think "outside the box" in their job searches.
  18. 3 Things You Should Do Now Rather Than Later

    If you're still in your 20s, you should consider paying down your debt, gaining employable skills and broadening your perspective ...
  19. Going To College Without Going Broke

    Learn some simple, yet effective tips for saving money in your college years.
  20. Are For-Profit Colleges Wasting Your Money?

    Graduates of for-profit colleges are less likely to find a job than students attending a not-for-profit school.
  21. The Biggest Financial Hurdles Young People Face

    If you want to manage your finances responsibly, you’ll need to overcome four big challenges.
  22. Easy Ways To Save On Back To School Supplies

    With school starting up again soon, here are some tips to help reduce the cost of new school supplies for your kids.
  23. Money Management For College Students

    If you are a college student and want to better manage your budget, here are some useful tips.
  24. Best Cars For College Students

    These cars are fuel-efficient and affordable, making them perfect choices for college students.
  25. Homeschool Or Public School?

    Here's a rundown of whether homeschooling or public schooling is a better choice for your child.
  26. Facts You Didn't Know About Private Student Loans

    Take a close look at the characteristics of private student loans before deciding it's the best path to take.
  27. Best Credit Card Features For Students

    Students should look for credit cards that charge no annual fees, have a low introductory interest rate and offer rewards ...
  28. Innovative Ways For Students To Make Money During Summer

    With a high unemployment rate for youths, it's important to be innovative and flexible when looking for a summer job.
  29. Is It Better To Be Book Smart Or Street Smart?

    College educations generally improve a person's chances of being successful, but it's also possible to be successful with ...
  30. Who Should Pay For College?

    With college costs continuing to escalate, the question of who pays for it is increasingly relevant.
  31. How To Get Your First Credit Card

    Here's a rundown of how you can go about getting your first credit card.
  32. Summer School Or Summer Job? Weighing The Benefits

    The decision to go to summer school or seek out a job can have economic and academic repercussions.
  33. States That Shut Down Prepaid Tuition

    These plans are quickly dying and for good reason. We tell you why.
  34. How To Balance Retirement Savings With Your Child's Tuition Costs

    Here's how you can juggle saving for your child's college education and your retirement.
  35. People Who Benefit The Most From Volunteering

    From parents to students to retirees, volunteering can be of great benefit to a lot of people. Here are people who volunteering ...
  36. Student Loan Rates To Double

    As of July 1st, be prepared for student loans rates to go up.
  37. The Ethics And Economics Of Unpaid Internships

    Unpaid jobs may be crowding out paid entry-level positions as more university graduates are trying to get a foot in the door.
  38. Student Loans And How They Will Affect Your Credit

    Here's a breakdown of how taking out student loans will affect your credit score.
  39. Prestigious Colleges With The Lowest Tuition

    Many of these schools have surprisingly affordable tuition fees.
  40. Tuition Insurance Takes Sting Out Of Withdrawal

    Dropping out of school can mean forfeiting all your tuition. Find out what protection is available.
  41. Industries That Benefit From Broke College Students

    These types of businesses have found success by capitalizing on the college demographic.
  42. The Biggest College Scams Of All Time

    Some of the worst scams ever were either committed by college students or involved a post-secondary institution being duped.
  43. Teaching Kids About Financial Literacy

    Financial literacy is an important subject to teach kids. It is now being taught in some schools.
  44. Save On College Budget Busters

    Post-secondary education is expensive, but these tips can help reduce your costs - and the amount of money you have to borrow. ...
  45. 7 Ways To Save Money In College

    Picking the right phone plan and using student discounts are just some of the ways to reduce mounting student debt.
  46. Your Kid's College Loan: Who Should Foot The Bill?

    Discover the federal student loan options for both parents and students.
  47. 4 Money Lessons For Generation Y

    A healthy fear of credit and investing earlier are just two ways to offset financial ruin later in life.
  48. A Double Undergrad Can Cost You Your MBA

    At college, many students prefer to do a double undergrad to broaden their education, but this can hinder you - financially ...
  49. Benefits Of Concurrent Enrollment

    College tuition is rising. See what you can do for your child now to give them a head start.
  50. How College Lifestyles Affect Financial Success

    Students who save money and pay their bills on time will develop financially protective habits for their post-college years.
  51. How To Handle Awkward Money Situations

    Money conversations with friends or family are always awkward and it's difficult to know what to do in these situations.
  52. Unraveling Investment Attitudes

    There are significant differences in how various generations see investing, and it may have long-lasting effects.
  53. Job Qualifications You Need In 2012

    The U.S. economy is recovering, so we discuss the merits of academic and non-academic education in 2012.
  54. How To Make Money Right Out Of College

    These are the tops majors that will lead to high-paying jobs.
  55. 5 Careers That Are Disappearing

    Understanding labor trends can help college students decide on majors and businesses choose strategic direction.
  56. Money Saving Tips For College Students

    Renting texbooks and getting a job are just two of the many ways you can start reducing your post-graduation debt.
  57. Top-Paying Part-Time Jobs

    Find out how much these part-time jobs pay and how easy they are to get.
  58. Creative Ways To Overcome Student Debt

    There's many available student debt repayment options and strategies, such as student loan initiatives and loan consolidation ...
  59. Insurance College Students May Need

    If you're heading to college or already there, get insured and set yourself up with the peace of mind that your finances ...
  60. Is Student Loan Debt The Next Financial Crisis?

    The student loan system is in desperate need of reform, as more and more graduates struggle to find work and pay off their ...
  61. 5 Advantages Of Investing In Your 20s

    Twenty-somethings are in a prime position to enter the investing world. Find out why.
  62. How Facebook Beat MySpace

    Facebook became the leader of social media by offering users a clean design and the right mix of customization options.
  63. Traditional MBA Or Business Graduate Degree?

    Though an MBA is the most popular business graduate degree, there may be other options more suited to your goals.
  64. Financial Designations That Lead To The Highest-Paying Jobs

    Not only do these finance careers pay high salaries, they're also in high demand.
  65. What You Need To Do Before Applying To College

    Before you make the leap into post-secondary, remember these important factors and handle them accordingly.
  66. The Increasing Costs Of College

    College tuition is getting more expensive, textbooks are increasing in price and for-profit schools are popping up.
  67. Why You Shouldn't Manage Your Friends' Money

    Your pals may like your returns, but it isn't wise for you to manage their money.
  68. Who's Recruiting Interns?

    We look at internships in creative arts, finance, communication, social media and the U.S. government.
  69. 5 Colleges That Are Slashing Tuition Costs

    Schools are cutting tuition fees because of the economic times. We tell you which ones are cutting prices.
  70. Avoid The Generation Debt Trap

    There is a worldwide generation of young, educated individuals mired in unmanageable debt. Find out why.
  71. Is A Career In Financial Planning In Your Future?

    Take our quiz to find out whether you're suited for this line of work.
  72. Best Hiring Opportunities For New Grads

    These industries are always hiring and make great starting points for new grads.
  73. Tax Credits And Deductions For Parents

    Your children can help you save on your taxes with these credits and deductions.
  74. Human Capital: The Most Overlooked Asset Class

    The skills and knowledge that allow you to make money are your best asset. Remember to invest in yourself!
  75. How Being A Student Saves You Money

    We list seven ways you can keep cash in your pocket as a student.
  76. Student Loan Rules You Should Know About

    Before signing your student loan documents, you should know about these changes for 2012.
  77. Must-Use Platforms For Job Seekers

    Social media sites like LinkedIn have become invaluable in the search for a job.
  78. How To Finance Your Studies Abroad

    Studying abroad is a goal for many, but it can often be expensive. Find out why you don't have to spend all of your savings ...
  79. The Huge Benefits Of High School Economics

    Teaching economics in high school as a core subject would benefit students, and help ease the cycles of boom and bust for ...
  80. 10 Realistic Ways To Manage Your Student Debt Load

    Student debt can be very difficult to pay off. Here are useful and manageable ways for young people to pay off student loans.
  81. When You Should Break Your Personal Finance Rules

    You've heard all the tried and true investment tricks, but do they really apply to you? Here are four rules that you may ...
  82. Talking About Money When Times Are Tough

    It can be hard to talk about money with your children, especially when times are tough, here are some tips to make it easy. ...
  83. The 4 Best Shopping Deals For Early Fall

    We look at outdoor items, school supplies, travel and more to find where your money will go the furthest this fall.
  84. Top 15 Interview Tips For Students

    All that work on your resume paid off, and now it's interview time. Here are tips to help you grace it with confidence and ...
  85. Online Or Campus Study: What's The Better Option?

    Find out how employer's view these degrees and get some tips on where to go for an online degree.
  86. Budget Basics For College Students

    Responsibly managing limited funds in college can be the difference between having a fun and being cash-strapped.
  87. Higher Education - Bubble, Closed Society Or Free Market?

    With a collective faith in its value, insensitivity to price and a lot of debt underpinning it all, could higher education ...
  88. 9 Student Costs Everyone Can Take Advantage Of

    Taking advantage of student-themed bargains when you're no longer a student isn't unethical, it just makes good sense when ...
  89. 5 Alternatives To Expensive Textbooks

    Textbooks cost students a lot of money. Here are a few alternatives to these pricey purchases.
  90. College Education Cliches: Fact Or Fiction?

    Here is a look at some common myths that might help you decide when and if you should continue your education.
  91. Stress Testing Your College Budget

    Heading to college? Run your budget through a stress test first, and make sure you've got your finances figured out.
  92. The Value Of An Ivy League Education

    Does an Ivy League education give you a better chance of landing a high-paying job?
  93. Job Hunting While In School

    How to balance a job search with the heavy demands of college life.
  94. Do e-Textbooks Help Students Save Money?

    How does the price of an electronic textbook rental compare to the price of other options for acquiring the book?
  95. 6 Different Ways To Get Your MBA

    Whether you are a full-time student or are already established in your career, there are several options for obtaining a ...
  96. Best Back-To-School Deals

    Are students the only ones who can benefit from the back to school deals? Depends on what you're buying.
  97. The No-Experience Resume For College Grads

    Graduates face unique challenges when entering the job market for the first time. Find out how to overcome them.
  98. 4 Tips For Cutting Your College Costs

    Find out how to get the life you want on the paycheck you have now.
  99. 7 Ways To Get Through Grad School Debt-Free

    As if figuring out what to take in school isn't hard enough, you also have to find a way to pay for it.
  100. Keeping Your Student Loans In Check

    For this year's grads, now is the time to think about the future, but it's also time to think about repaying those student ...
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