Written by Davis Nguyen You’re 26 years old with $100,000 in student loans. Your recent start-up has just collapsed. You have a law degree and your friends and family pressure you to be a lawyer, but what you really want to do is build things. What do you do? This was a real dilemma facing Andrew […]
Money has the power to cause great stress, but it doesn’t have to. A little studying and systematizing goes a long way. Below, I share my own financial philosophies and best practices, as well as tips, tools and coaching exercises that I use with clients to help get their finances in order too. Our financial lives are never fixed – they are constantly evolving as our lives change; these posts will help you manage the ebb and flow with greater ease.
Be sure to check out the Life After College infographic poster that I put together with Mint.com — that’s a great jumping-off point for getting your money matters in order.
Before I jump in to the post round-up for this category, I just have to squeal with glee and share a video from the blog post SUZE ORMAN KNOWS WE EXIST!!!
Personal Money-Related Posts
- Free Agent Part Two: On Big Decisions & Very Real Fears
- Portfolio.com: Riding the Income Roller-Coaster as a Solopreneur
- Freedom: My Money Manifesto
- A Day in the Life of My Paycheck
- Are you a victim of “quiet” credit card fraud?
- Credit Card Confessions: Part 1
- Credit Card Confessions: Part 2
- My 30-Day No Car Challenge
Money 101: Best Practices
- Out of the Red, Back to Black
- How to Rock Your Personal Finances
- Budgets ARE Sexy…When Simple
- Create a Weekend Budget
- 7 Great Money Management Websites
- The Emotional Side of Money
- Are You Clogging Your Financial Arteries?
- 3 Little White Lies We Tell Ourselves When Spending Money
- Economy 101: Visual Guides by Mint.com
Getting creative about money
- Going Beyond the To-Do List
- Money is a Means, Not an End
- Craigslist as an Extra Income Dartboard
- How to Live Creatively
- Setting (and Cashing in On) a Frivolous “Reward” Goal
- Reader Q&A: How Can I Finance SXSW (my big, scary goal)?
Note from Jenny: there are still four days left to enter the HP Slate 7 Tablet giveaway! Enter here by leaving a comment about your favorite up-and-comer app for your smart phone or tablet. The contest runs until Sunday, September 15, and I will announce the winner next week on the blog. Today’s post is […]
Guest post written by Stephanie Halligan There’s an inspiring (and terrifying) TEDTalk circulating the web. In this video, clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay, author of The Defining Decade: Why Your 20s Matter and How to Make the Most of Them, boldly and fervently proclaims that your 20s are the most important, defining decade of your […]
Today’s post is by Leah Manderson; this is the first in a three-part money series. It seems like 20-somethings get the short end of the stick when it comes to money. Entry-level salaries. Record student loan debt. Life’s biggest expenses right ahead, like weddings, houses and kids. In this stage of life, distributing money toward your […]
From the moment I first met her at Alexia Vernon’s Moxie Camp conference, I had an insta-crush on Jacquette Timmons. This woman is a radiant, positive powerhouse for good, and I feel fortunate to have crossed paths with her this year. Jacquette’s professional success impressed me — she’s a frequent TV correspondent (CNN, Bloomberg Report), investment […]
Today is a VERY exciting day . . . I’m proud to introduce the newest member of the Life After College family!* *Oh my . . .now I’m referring to projects as children. You know you’re hopelessly addicted to blogging when . . . In collaboration with Mint and Quicken, we’ve released an infographic today called […]