All articles tagged Young Adults (8)

Level Money—The Budgeting App That Tells You What You Can Spend, Not What You Can’t

Level Money—The Budgeting App That Tells You What You Can Spend, Not What You Can’t

In a Nutshell: Level Money is a free money management app that makes it easier to spend by showing you exactly how much money you have left — your “Spendable” balance — for the day,... read more »

Money Under 30: How David Weliver Paid $80K in Debt in 3 Years & Documented It as a Resource for Young Adults

Money Under 30: How David Weliver Paid $80K in Debt in 3 Years & Documented It as a Resource for Young Adults

In a Nutshell: David Weliver paid off $80,000 in combined student loan and credit card debt in just three years by committing to increasing his income and decreasing expenditures. During his... read more »

The Best Credit Cards for College Graduates

The Best Credit Cards for College Graduates

Recent college grads leave school with a lot on their minds. There’s the job search, deciding where to live and generally figuring out how to transition from an academic to a professional life.... read more »

3 Ways to Set Up Your First Post-Graduation Budget

3 Ways to Set Up Your First Post-Graduation Budget

Realism is the key to effective budget planning. It would be thrifty (but unrealistic) to live on $20 a week. With a $20 per week budget, you are going to find yourself spending more than your... read more »

Study: 2 in 3 Millennials Hate Credit Cards

Study: 2 in 3 Millennials Hate Credit Cards

Credit cards may be one of the best ways to build credit, but a new survey commissioned by Bankrate found the majority of one generation wants nothing to do with them. And it’s not the... read more »

Do Credit Card Companies Target One Generation More?

Do Credit Card Companies Target One Generation More?

Who do you think credit card companies target the most? If you guessed wealthy people with tons of money to spend, you’re dead wrong. Wealthy individuals may use credit cards, but for the most... read more »

21% of First-Year College Students Had a Credit Card in 2012

21% of First-Year College Students Had a Credit Card in 2012

A recent study by Sallie Mae showed 21 percent of college freshmen had a credit card in 2012 And among college seniors, the number jumps to 60 percent. While this probably isn’t surprising to... read more »

16% of Those Aged 18-29 Had No Credit Cards in 2012

16% of Those Aged 18-29 Had No Credit Cards in 2012

Younger Americans are less inclined to take on debt these days, especially credit card debt. According to a recent consumer analysis from FICO, 16 percent of Americans aged 18 to 29 had no credit... read more »