Should You Take Out Loans To Pay For Living Expenses In Graduate School?

Should You Take Out Loans To Pay For Living Expenses In Graduate School-

How you manage your living expenses during grad school will make a big difference in how much student debt you need to repay. Learn how to minimize how much you need to borrow to cover your living costs during graduate school.

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

Lending Club is a peer-to-peer lending network where anybody can invest in making loans to others.

It’s been seven years since we started writing about social lending. Today saw the initial public offering (IPO) of Lending Club, 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. Read more about how Lending Club works for both borrowers and investors.

OptionsHouse: An Inexpensive Platform For New Investors And Active Traders Alike

tradeMONSTER is a recommended broker for new investors, offering low-commission trades and powerful research tools.

Among online brokerages, OptionsHouse (merged with tradeMONSTER) stands out for low commissions, mobile trading tools, and an emphasis on education.

The Roth IRA: What It Is, How It Works, And Why You (Definitely) Need One

The Roth IRA- What It Is, How It Works, And Why You (Definitely) Need One

A Roth IRA is a saver’s best friend. Learn how Roth IRAs work, why they’re so great and if you’re eligible to contribute.

How Do You Hope to Improve Your Finances Next Year?

How Do You Hope to Improve Your Finances Next Year-

Goal setting is hugely important for actually getting what you want. It’s one thing to wish for something, it’s another thing to actually make a plan to get it. Goal setting is part of that plan.

Asset Allocation For Young Investors

Asset allocation strategies for young investors.

For new investors, there’s no more important concept to master than asset allocation; how to diversify your portfolio with a mix of stocks, bonds, and cash.

FAQ: The Young Adult’s Guide To Affordable Health Insurance

The young adult's guide to affordable health insurance.

The Affordable Care Act attempts to make health insurance easier and more affordable to buy, but getting covered is still confusing. Here’s what 20-somethings need to know about buying affordable health insurance.

What Should You Do With A Year-end Bonus Check?

What should you do with your Christmas bonus check?

If you’re fortunate enough to receive a holiday bonus, consider the best way to use the money before it disappears.

Student Loan Consolidation And Refinancing Guide

Student loan consolidation and refinancing: Frequently-asked questions.

Do you have too many student loans to keep track of? Get answers to frequently-asked questions on federal student loan consolidation loans and private student loan refinancing. Find out the pros and cons to consolidation, if you’re eligible, and how to apply.

To Be Happy, Spend Money On Experiences, Not Possessions

To be happier, spend money on experiences, not more stuff.

Buying more stuff will never make you happy, but running a Tough Mudder might. How young adults are driving the growth of the experience-based economy.