About David Weliver

David Weliver is the founding editor of Money Under 30. He's a cited authority on personal finance and the unique money issues we face during our first two decades as adults. He lives in Maine with his wife and two children.

Get Up To $300 When You Open A New Chase Checking Or Savings Account

Earn up to $300 cash when you open a new Chase checking or savings account.

Earn a cash bonus of $100, $150, $250 or $300 when you open a new Chase Total Checking, Chase Premier Plus Checking and/or a Chase Savings account. Get all the details here.

myRA: What You Need to Know About the New myRA Savings Account


In President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address, he unveiled plans for myRA: A new retirement savings account that is supposed to make it simple and affordable for young workers to set aside a few dollars for retirement. How does myRA work? What’s different? And can myRA be used as a safe place for short-term savings, too?

How To Save Up To 50% On Engagement Rings And Wedding Bands


A savvy buyer can save money on engagement rings and other diamond jewelry — up to 50 percent — by bypassing the big jeweler stores. Here’s how.

Cheap Gifts: 53 Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas


Need some quick, easy and *cheap* holiday gift ideas? We’ve got 53, plus more in the comments.

How To Buy An Engagement Ring Online

How to buy an engagement ring online

Buying a diamond engagement ring online can save you thousands. Here’s what I learned shopping for my wife’s engagement ring and buying my own wedding ring online.

6 Sites That Will Pay You Real Money For Taking Online Surveys

Earn money taking online surveys

You won’t get rich chasing ‘work from home’ schemes, but you can earn a little bit of spending money by taking online surveys. Here’s how.

11 Ways I Paid Off $80,000 Of Debt — In JUST 3 Years


I paid off $80,000 of credit card and student debt in just three years. Here are 11 tactics I used to pay off debt fast and regain control of my money.

Lending Club Review: Get A Loan Without A Bank, Or Lend Money To Others


Lending Club is the largest peer-to-peer lending network where everyday investors can make loans to borrowers who can take out personal loans of up to $35,000 without going to the bank. Learn how social lending works at Lending Club.

What Percentage Of Income Can You Afford For Mortgage Payments?


What percentage of your income can you afford for mortgage payments? Do you use gross monthly income or take-home pay? Learn how much house you can afford with simple rules based on your monthly income.

How 20-somethings Use Credit Cards (And Why Many Don’t)


Young adults pay with debit cards and cash over credit cards three-to-one. Are we spending smartly or missing out on valuable perks credit cards offer?