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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.

Is This A Better Use For Your Credit Card Rewards?

A majority of Americans prefer cash back credit card rewards to frequent flyer miles and other rewards programs, according to a recent study by Creditcards.com. That’s not surprising – after all – cash is king. But in addition to choosing a credit … [Read more...]

Finding A Credit Card That Will Approve You With Limited Credit History

Let me ask you something: Are you doing enough to build good credit? If you’re like an increasing number of our readers, you may find yourself well into adulthood without much of a credit history…or any credit at all. That may be because you wer … [Read more...]

Digit.co Review: A Free App To Put Your Savings On Autopilot

Learning how to put your savings on autopilot is one of the best things you can do for your money. And in addition to automatic transfers, it’s best to keep your money somewhere you (almost) forget exists. That’s important for everybody, but even m … [Read more...]

Traveling Abroad? The Best Credit Cards for International Travel (And Some You Should Absolutely Leave At Home)

Travelling abroad? Make sure you have the right plastic. The best credit cards for international travel don't charge excessive foreign currency credit card fees, are accepted worldwide, and offer concierge-level service to help with your … [Read more...]

How I Save

This post is part of the TaxACT How I Save blog tour which teaches you ways to keep more money in your pocket. Last year, TaxACT saved America over $240 million on tax preparation. How much can you save? To learn more about tips and strategies on … [Read more...]

Think You Can Beat The S&P 500 This Year? Let’s Try (Grow Your Dough Challenge 2.0)

I’m not one to advise you try to beat the stock market. Economist Paul Samuelson is famous for saying “Investing should be like watching paint dry. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.” For the most part, I follow Samuelson’s a … [Read more...]

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

For better or worse, you’ll know you’ve grown up when it’s time to buy life insurance. For me, it was immediately after having our daughter, Molly. I bought a term policy so that, in the event the unspeakable happens, Lauren wouldn’t worry about makin … [Read more...]

5 Secrets To Help You Change Your Habits For Life

This time of year, perhaps the last thing you want to read is another post about New Year’s resolutions and how to make them stick. Because we all know the majority of us January 1 do-gooders are skipping the gym, smoking and binging on cookies ag … [Read more...]

USAA: The Bank And Insurance Company You Should Use (If You Can)

It's tough to be a big bank. Consumers love to hate them and the government regulates everything they do. Still, they profit like bandits and line the pockets of their Wall Street executives with seven-figure bonuses. As a consumer, it can … [Read more...]

The 6 + 1 System For Financial Stability

How do you go from being flat broke to achieving -- if not wealth -- a state of financial comfort, freedom, and security? One step at a time. But: Do you know what your next step should be? I estimate that about 80 percent of questions I get … [Read more...]