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How We Save: Hannah Vitkus, 28, Gets Ahead With Goals And Automatic Savings

It is funny how growing up, it's easy to think that there is only one way to do things--namely, the way that our parents taught us. My parents are hard-working, driven, and intelligent individuals. They worked hard to provide for my three siblings … [Read more...]

Forrest Gump’s Lessons on Getting Out of Debt

Note from David: The following post comes to us from blogging friend of mine Ben Edwards of Money Smart Life. Ben has recently published the book Debt Heroes featuring 21 inspirational stories from people who have gotten out of debt – including me. Hi … [Read more...]

Military Money: Where to Start Your Military Savings

Today's guest post is brought to you by Doug Nordman, a military retiree who's been financially independent for over a decade. He wishes he'd known this stuff over 30 years ago when he was just getting started, but he learned enough to overcome his … [Read more...]

Military Money: Understanding Financial Benefits of Military Service

Members of our armed forces face unique financial challenges during and after their service. At the same time, military members may be eligible for benefits -- the Thrift Savings Program (TSP) and VA loans to name two -- that civilians are not. To … [Read more...]

The Best Financial iPhone Apps

Updated! Popular since we first published this list of some of the best financial iPhone apps in early 2009, we refresh this list periodically to help you keep tabs on at least a few of the best financial apps in the Appstore. -DW Personal … [Read more...]

New to Credit? Five Ways to Speed up Building a Good Credit Score

Anyone whose tried to get a loan with a weak credit history knows that even an excellent credit score will only get you so far with lenders. That myth your uncle told you about signing up for a credit card, using it once, paying it off and letting … [Read more...]

Variable Income: How to Manage Money When you Don’t Earn a Steady Paycheck

We all like to wake up in the morning knowing there’s enough money for breakfast and this month's electric bill -- not to mention those whopping student loans. For meeting these everyday financial obligations, nothing beats a regular paycheck. But … [Read more...]

How to Pay Your Student Loan Faster

There’s no doubt that dealing with student loan debt can seem overwhelming. But before you freak out and start to regret spending all that money on your degree, take a second to breathe and remember this: There are things you can do to help pay it … [Read more...]

My Money Story: How A Surprisingly Simple Checklist Saved Us $1,365 A Year By Eliminating Wasted Food

Today I want to introduce a new type of post here on Money Under 30: “My Money Story”. These posts are the financial experiences and lessons of real Money Under 30 readers in their own words. If you would like to contribute your story to a future p … [Read more...]

How Do You Know When You’re Ready To Buy A Home?

Sibling rivalry doesn't end at childhood; just ask my sister. Amber bought her home at 25 years old, almost immediately after I purchased my house. She couldn't let her baby brother be the only homeowner in the family. After all, owning a home is … [Read more...]