Young Investors Articles

  1. 9 Reasons To Say "No" To Credit

    Instead of rationalizing, learn to talk yourself out of buying things you can't afford.
  2. Student Loan Debt: Is Consolidation The Answer?

    Consolidating your student loans offers convenience, but there are drawbacks.
  3. Retirement: Which Generations Are The Best Savers?

    Most of us know we're not saving enough for retirement, but what generation is ahead in the race?
  4. When Paying Off Debt With Your 401(K) Makes Sense

    The experts warn against touching your retirement savings early, but there are situations where it is the best financial decision.
  5. Don't Forget The Kids: Save For Their Education And Retirement

    Retirement and education financing are the two most important planning items for taxpayers.
  6. 5 Financial Lessons You Must Teach Your Kids

    Teach your kids the relationship between work, money and achieving financial goals with these five simple lessons.
  7. 4 Keyword Tips For A Winning Resume

    Saying the "magic words" in your resume can mean the difference between whether it is tossed or moved to the top of the heap.
  8. The Generation Y Investment Portfolio

    Generation Y is significantly different from past generations. Find out how you can profit from these trends.
  9. New Grads: 4 Reasons To Not Leave The Nest

    For new graduates, living with parents may be the best way to get a sound financial footing.
  10. Maximize Your Tuition Tax Benefits This Year

    To help college students pay their tuition bills and give America that extra push to get an education, the government has come up with a $2,500 tuition tax credit.
  11. The Big Business Of Vampires

    Franchises like "Twilight," "True Blood," and even parodies like "Vampires Suck" are raking in millions at a time when discretionary spending is low.
  12. Winning The Job-Hunt Game

    Find out what gains you points, and penalties, in the job hunt game.
  13. Can't Pay For Your Textbooks? Rent Them

    Renting textbooks is growing in popularity. Find out where to take advantage of this huge savings opportunity for college students.
  14. Top 6 Ways To Cut Your Tuition Bill

    With these tips, you can minimize your tuition bill and maximize the results of your hard work.
  15. The Build-Your-Own College Scholarship Plan

    These alternatives to college and university scholarship programs can greatly ease a student's financial burden.
  16. Back-To-School Investing: Watch Dads And Online Shoppers

    Investors can find opportunity by finding the retailers who are successful in wooing men and online shoppers.
  17. Student Loan Changes You Need To Know

    New student loan legislation eliminates private lenders, adds cash to Pell grant programs and lessens debt repayment.
  18. 6 Investing Tips You Learned In Elementary School

    Our grade school lessons come in handy when it comes to personal finance and investing.
  19. The 6 Worst Student Loan Mistakes You Can Make

    Don't let these errors in judgement affect your credit for the rest of your life.
  20. Top 10 Careers For Paying Back Your Student Loans

    These jobs will help you pay off your education debt quickly.
  21. 6 New Changes To Student Credit Cards

    The CARD Act of 2009 helps protect college students from piling up debt as they enter the workforce. We put together six items of the bill that should be welcome news to students and their parents.
  22. Top Paying Jobs For Undergrads

    That undergrad degree you're pursuing doesn't have to be the first step in a series - it can be the last schooling that you do.
  23. Top Degrees Mean Top Jobs

    These programs can help grads land a great job with an excellent salary.
  24. 8 College Financing Flubs

    These are the most common mistakes made by students and parents, as it relates to funding for higher education.
  25. How To Save $10,000 This Year In College

    With these simple tips, you can save $12,200, and without sacrificing any element of your precious college years.
  26. 6 Signs That You've Made It To Middle Class

    If you can check off each of these points, you are likely a member of the middle class.
  27. 5 Tips For Finding Your Perfect Job Online

    With so many jobs being advertised online, it pays to know your way around an online job search. Here's what you need to know to find and land that dream job.
  28. Student Loan Deferment: Live To Pay Another Day

    Extending your principal repayment date can increase your chances of fighting off default.
  29. Teaching Your Child To Be Financially Savvy

    If you start today, you can set your kids up for a lifetime of smart money management.
  30. Student Debt: Is Bankruptcy The Answer?

    Student loans can be a huge financial burden, but bankruptcy won't necessarily save you from paying.
  31. 7 Reasons To Go Back To School Now

    It's a great time to crack those books and ride out today's job climate.
  32. Dangerous Advice For Beginner Investors

    Sometimes investment tips can do more harm to your portfolio than good. One size fits all may work for ponchos and raincoats, but it does not work when it comes to investment advice.
  33. The Origins Of Common Currency Symbols

    Check out some of the world's most heavily traded currencies and their origins.
  34. 9 Student Discounts You Shouldn't Miss

    College students can always stand to save some cash. Here are nine discount opportunities students should explore and exploit.
  35. The Most Expensive Places To Go To School

    When it comes to sky-high college costs, these cities lead the pack.
  36. The Dangers Of Paying For Your Kid's College

    We all want the best for our kids, and that includes a college education. But should you be footing the bill?
  37. 6 Things To Know Before Taking Out A Student Loan

    Before you sign your loan documents, make sure you know what you are getting into.
  38. Is Free Education Really Free?

    As the cost of college in the U.S. continues to climb, it's hard to believe that in some countries you can still be educated for free.
  39. Crazy Company Back-To-School Deals

    It's back-to-school time, and retailers are fighting for consumer dollars. Here are some of the crazy marketing tactics you can expect to see this year.
  40. 6 Sources Of Student Money You May Have Missed

    This checklist will help you get all the money for school you can.
  41. Should Your College Kid Live At Home?

    This isn't a decision to make lightly - it will have a huge impact on your college bill.
  42. A Foolproof Budget Plan For Textbooks

    College textbooks can cost a fortune. We show you how to take some of the sting out of this expense.
  43. Students, Get More Bang For Your Textbook Dollars

    Find out how to keep the cost of your textbooks from approaching your tuition expenses.
  44. Choosing The Right 529 Education Savings Plan

    Before you fund one of these education-savings vehicles, be sure you know their differences.
  45. 4 Lessons From Billionaire College Entrepreneurs

    We'll be looking at what these college entrepreneurs were majoring in and how they went about building up billion-dollar empires.
  46. 7 Things Every Student Renter Should Know

    It's exciting to live on your own for the first time, and a little preparation will ensure that the experience is a positive one.
  47. Can't Get a Summer Job? Be Your Own Boss!

    Find out how to get started and what resources are available to help you become a successful entrepreneur.
  48. Top 5 Benefits Of A Summer Job - Besides Pay

    No matter how brainless or backbreaking your part-time job may be, the benefits go way beyond your pocketbook.
  49. The Best-Selling Video Games Of All Time

    Video games are selling better than ever before, but how can investors get in on the action?
  50. University Of DJIA

    If you aspire to one day hold the top spot at a big company, an Ivy League degree is an asset, but it's by no means essential.
  51. How Influential Economists Changed Our History

    Find out how these five groundbreaking thinkers laid our financial foundations.
  52. Your First Checking Account

    This owner's manual will show you what to expect from your bank.
  53. 6 Tips For Renting An Apartment

    Find out what you can do to find a fabulous apartment to fit your budget.
  54. The Value Of A "Useless" Degree

    Think a humanities degree will leave you penniless? Think again.
  55. Top Up-And-Coming Business Leaders

    A degree alone won't land you a dream job. Business plan competitions are now being used to give some students an advantage.
  56. 5 Reasons Young Investors Should Trade Options

    Options get a bad rap. Find out why these financial instruments are ideal for young investors.
  57. The Best Summer Festivals For Your Buck

    With the plethora of summer music festivals happening around the U.S., we check out which one offers the best deal.
  58. College Rejection Letter: Ticket To Success?

    If you got rejected from college, you're in good company, so did some of the most successful people in the world.
  59. 5 Surprise Changes To The Student Loan Program

    Hidden somewhere in the recently-passed health care bill were also many major changes to the student loan program.
  60. Top Things To Know For An Investment Banking Interview

    Without some basic knowledge, you won't get the job. Find out what you need to know and how to prepare.
  61. Student Tax Breaks

    Education bills may not be as stressful as you think - these student tax breaks can help!
  62. Money-Saving Smartphone Apps

    In many ways, these apps are more useful than the products they're modeled after.
  63. The 10 Coolest Internships

    At least one of these 10 internships should appeal to any student.
  64. Federal Program Overcharging Some Repaying Student Loans

    Income-based repayment program miscalculating borrower incomes.
  65. Health Insurance Tips For College Students

    Why buy for health insurance when your parents' policy can cover you? Read on to avoid paying twice.
  66. Play Video Games; Become A Millionaire

    New ways to benefit from this industry have emerged over the last few years. The best part is, they're very profitable.
  67. Are The Volunteer Corps Right For You?

    The Peace Corps and AmeriCorps offer low pay, but they offer higher benefits down the road.
  68. Major Career Exam? There's An App For That!

    If your smartphone addiction is standing between you and your career goals, check out some of these popular career prep apps.
  69. Credit Cards And Campus: A Rough Break Up

    The CARD Act of 2009 includes new restrictions for students who want a credit card.
  70. 6 Resume Must-Haves

    If you forget to include these important details on your resume, you can forget about getting the job.
  71. For Young Investors, Too Many Choices, Too Few Dollars

    Your retirement may be decades away, but this is no time to procrastinate.
  72. Tax Technology That Works

    These software programs and applications can help you prepare and get through tax season. Find out what they have to offer.
  73. Something Gross In GDP

    GDP is used to gauge the strength of the economy, but what is it actually measuring?
  74. The Most Economical Sports For Kids

    Interested in getting your child involved in youth sports? See how much you might expect to pay to play.
  75. No Job And $50,000 In Student Debt. Now What?

    I had a plan to pay off my career-changing graduate school debt. Now all I can do is defer payments. Or win the lottery.
  76. 10 Sources Of Nontaxable Income

    Taxes are often a deterrent from investing and saving. These financial practices will bring you no tax grief.
  77. Can You Live A Debt-Free Life?

    Avoiding loans goes against the norm but it can be possible - and enjoyable.
  78. Cash And Student Loan Forgiveness: The Perfect First Job

    Pesky student loans can make your first few years (even decades) of employment difficult. These organizations can make all the difference.
  79. How Money Makes The Economy Move

    This simple example shows how central banks expand the money supply, and why the money supply must grow for the GDP to grow.
  80. Give To Charity; Slash Your Tax Payment

    Being generous has never been more (financially) rewarding!
  81. Extreme Socially Responsible Investing

    Make your money work for you without putting it into ventures that don't support your values.
  82. 2 Years Of Education, A Lifetime Of Success

    Believe it or not, many two-year colleges have advantages over their four-year counterparts.
  83. Will A Systematic Withdrawal Plan Work For You?

    Check out the particulars of an SWP to see if it's the right choice for your retirement.
  84. Getting An Investment Bank Job During A Recession

    Even in a recession, investment banks are seeking new talent. Learn what will set you apart from the crowd!
  85. 10 Great Finance Books Of 2009

    Surprisingly, not all of these books are about the recession. But they are all worth the read.
  86. Getting A Loan Without Your Parents

    Use the 5 "W"s to finance your dreams without banking on a second signature.
  87. 5 Best Financial Choices For College Students

    Smartest credit cards, checking accounts and more.
  88. Easy Ways To Cut Rental Costs

    If rent payments are crippling your finances, then read on to learn how to save your money.
  89. Your Financial Life: From Stressful To Stress-Free

    Find out how to get the ball rolling on your future financial security. Then sit back and watch things unfold.
  90. 8 Financial Tips For Young Adults

    You don't need an MBA to learn how to save money and invest in your future.
  91. The Only 3 Money Lessons Your Kids Need

    These three principles apply to all financial decisions, making your money talk with your kids simple and effective.
  92. 80 Years After Black Tuesday

    It has been 80 years since the stock market experienced a one-day slide of $14 billion. Find out what's changed - and what hasn't.
  93. 6 Simple Steps To $1 Million

    Becoming a millionaire is not as hard as you might think - it just takes time.
  94. 10 Simple Steps To Financial Security Before 30

    Find out how to reach your long-term goals without becoming a tightwad.
  95. Save The Earth: Become A Capitalist

    Who says that capitalism and environmentalism have to be mutually exclusive?
  96. Payday Loans Don't Pay

    Hold too tightly to this rescue line and you'll soon be drowning in debt.
  97. 5 Hot Career Paths For Future Grads

    Start a great new career through upgrading.
  98. Are College Students Passing Recession 101?

    The recession is a wakeup call for students in post-secondary schools.
  99. Beat Unemployment By Returning To School

    Returning to school may be the key to beating an economic slump.
  100. You CAN Afford To Study Abroad

    Before you jump on the plane, understand the rules and regulations in place. Then, enjoy your time studying aborad!
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