All articles tagged Young Adults (14)

15 Best Credit Cards for Young Travelers

15 Best Credit Cards for Young Travelers

Traveling is one of the greatest joys in life. There’s nothing like seeing new things, experiencing different cultures, and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Perhaps that’s why young adults are traveling more than any generation before them. If you’re the type who doesn’t like to stay in one place for too long, or if the travel bug recently bit you, welcome to the club. Thankfully, there are many credit card options that can net you rewards that make traveling... read more »

10 Best Credit Cards for Young Professionals in (2019)

10 Best Credit Cards for Young Professionals in (2019)

Twenty-three percent of millennials don't have a credit card, according to TD Bank's 2019 Annual Consumer Spending Index, which means they’re missing out on benefits that can enhance their lives. So, should you pick a card, any card, and be done with it? Oh no. If you're an emerging career-driven consumer, getting the account that best suits you requires some consideration. After all, you wouldn't buy a new laptop without first investigating the advantages and prices of the... read more »

Wedbush Seeks to Groom the Next Generation of Financial Professionals through Its WISE High School Educational Program

Wedbush Seeks to Groom the Next Generation of Financial Professionals through Its WISE High School Educational Program

In a Nutshell: The Wedbush Investment in Student Education (WISE) program gives Wedbush, a leading financial services and investment firm, a new platform to help young students learn financial literacy skills. Through a partnership with PUC Schools, local Cal State Los Angeles professors teach area high school students basic financial knowledge. A more advanced course teaches students about stock trading. Participating students can earn scholarship money, internships, and gain... read more »

11 Best Credit Cards for Beginners: 2019 Guide

11 Best Credit Cards for Beginners: 2019 Guide

Building credit from scratch can seem like a Catch-22. Without good credit, you won't qualify for many of the best credit cards. But if you don’t have a credit card, it's difficult to build good credit. How do you deal with that conundrum? By getting a basic credit card as your first credit card and building good habits that will improve your credit score. These include paying your credit card and other bills in full and on time each month, using less than 30% of your available... read more »

21 Best Credit Cards for Millennials in 2019

21 Best Credit Cards for Millennials in 2019

Although the media likes to portray millennials as youngsters who live on their phones, that image needs to grow up — because those millennials certainly have. In fact, most millennials are well into their twenties, with the older faction of the generation pushing 40. Yes, all the millennials are now full-fledged adults, with all the trappings that implies — like credit cards. While millennials are growing up, their adult lifestyles reflect their coming of age in a digital... read more »

15 Best Credit Cards for Teens in 2019

15 Best Credit Cards for Teens in 2019

In 2017, the average kid in the US took home an allowance of around $8.74 a week, about the cost of a super-sized fast-food meal — or a really rockin' fidget spinner. Although the amount may seem laughably small to the typical working adult, it only takes a little income to start instilling the right financial behaviors in an impressionable young mind. Financial opportunities, like allowances and part-time jobs, can help your child learn to budget and make wise spending decisions,... read more »

15 Best Credit Cards for 18-Year-Olds in 2019

15 Best Credit Cards for 18-Year-Olds in 2019

While being among the youngest workers in the labor force, 18-year-olds tend to have the lowest incomes — and the least amount of financial know-how. But what few young people realize is that they have one key advantage over their more experienced coworkers: time. For example, time (and the power of compound interest) can make even modest retirement savings soar if started when you first enter the workforce. Similarly, the sooner you start establishing good credit, the higher the... read more »

12 Best Credit Cards for Young Adults (2019)

12 Best Credit Cards for Young Adults (2019)

Acting as a universal key to credit locks, a good credit score can make your financial life a whole lot easier. As a young adult, however, the options for establishing your credit may be limited by your age and inexperience. In particular, no one under the age of 18 can be considered for credit on their own. Furthermore, the CARD Act of 2009 prevents young people under the age of 21 from obtaining a personal credit card without proof of income or an adult co-signer with good credit.... read more »

DCU Helps More than 600,000 Members Realize Their Financial Goals through Educational Programs & Fair Banking

DCU Helps More than 600,000 Members Realize Their Financial Goals through Educational Programs & Fair Banking

In a Nutshell: Considering how convoluted personal finance can be, it’s never too early to start learning. But financial literacy and teaching young people responsible money management may not be that high on the list of subjects school systems promote. Massachusetts-based Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU) is shattering the conventional image of a financial institution by providing free informational resources to members and the public at large. Its StreetWise Consumer Education... read more »

Build Your Brand & Promote Your Passion: about.me Offers Side Hustlers Marketing Solutions that Scale with Growing Demand

Build Your Brand & Promote Your Passion: about.me Offers Side Hustlers Marketing Solutions that Scale with Growing Demand

In a Nutshell: Offering free personalized webpages, about.me is a platform where freelancers, entrepreneurs, and side hustlers can expand their audience and attract new clients. The simple design interface and step-by-step process lets anyone build an online presence to amplify their brand and image. It’s a way for side hustlers and creative types to showcase their talents, accomplishments, and skills, as well as link to their social network and promotional pages. By answering a few... read more »