10 Tips for Riding Out a Job You Hate

Are you miserable at work? There is no sin in looking for greener pastures, but you should never quit without a new position lined up. To protect your most important asset – your professional skills and experience – bide your time at a dead-end job, o … [Read more...]

Despite Lower Rate, Why I Love Saving With ING

Astute readers may notice that I often plug my high yield savings accounts review. (See?) Yes, I earn affiliate commissions from that page, but even if not, I would still plug it. I love helping readers start saving. An interesting observation I … [Read more...]

Should You Ever Buy a Brand New Car?

True penny pinchers always buy used cars over new ones for one rock solid reason: new cars depreciate by thousands of dollars the second you drive off the lot. But three years ago, before my financial epiphany, I bought a new car, and I don’t regret i … [Read more...]

Is it Okay to Get Married With Debt?

I turned 27 this year, and my mailman started delivering more wedding invitations than bills. It sounds lovely, except that those damned lacy invites end up costing more than the bills! My opinions of showers and gift registries aside, all this … [Read more...]

The Better Deal: Cash Back or Miles Credit Cards?

Upon becoming a business traveler, I got a no-annual fee airline miles rewards card, but I sometimes wonder if cash rewards are the better way to go. Here’s a quick and dirty face-off between cash back credit cards and no-annual fee miles cards. … [Read more...]

After a Year Living Alone, a Return to Roommates

In just five years since college, I have experienced every living situation imaginable (read on for the list). Based upon my rental resume, one would think that once I found myself living alone, in a modest one bedroom, I would stay put. I didn’t. … [Read more...]

Is that a C-Note in Your Pocket?

Are you broke? Have you been broke in the last year? If so, here's a simple tip anybody can do to start building financial security. Do this and, at the very least, you won't be broke again. It can also psych you up to save more, spend less, and get … [Read more...]

Money Under 30 Has a New Logo

I would like to thank Casey Thomas for designing Money Under 30's new logo. Though I have taken this blog through several design iterations, I always just typed out Money Under 30 in the header. I always wanted a logo, but never could come up with … [Read more...]

Phew, 2007 Taxes Are Done

I just had an exciting Saturday evening with my stack of W2s and H&R Block's TaxCut Pro. I swear, I'm not actually so nerdy that doing my taxes is my idea of a good time, but it does feel great to have them done. (April 14th has often been a long … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Reasons You’ll Spend Too Much This Weekend

Come Friday night, whether you hit the town with friends or do dinner and a movie with your sweetie, weekends take a toll on your wallet. Here are 10 major money-sucks and what you can do about them. … [Read more...]