“Taxes, the most exciting and fun personal finance topic” – said no one ever In all seriousness, taxes are foundational to the American financial system and involve a plethora of complex accounting methods. They are often extremely overwhelming to current college students and recent graduates since there are so many different tax forms and reporting …
Ah, the good old checking and savings accounts, which many of you likely already have. They may seem very intuitive but looking closer at them we can identify the unique features of each as well as the downsides to be aware of.
If you’ve read the article on “Opening Your First Credit Card,” then you know the basics behind credit cards and how they can help you build credit on your own. But what does credit even mean and why should you worry about it?
It is never too early to start planning for your retirement and financial independence. We all want to have a comfortable amount of wealth once we leave the work force to pursue other activities like volunteering, golf, and travel without the constant worry of running out of money. Fortunately, you can incorporate some of the strategies below while in college and leave your 60-year-old self very happy!