How To Get A Mortgage For A Rental Property

Editor's Note: Arthur Garcia is a friend of mine and a successful real estate investor. He's previously written for Money Under 30 about buying his first piece of investment real estate and his proven system for picking winning rental properties. His … [Read more...]

Should You Buy That New Car? 5 Reasons to Keep Your Clunker Running

Guest author David Bakke shares his insights on money management, smart shopping, and getting out of debt on Money Crashers, one of the top ranked personal finance blogs. In this day and age, people are constantly upgrading just about every … [Read more...]

The Start-Up That Thinks Quality Investment Advice Shouldn’t Just Be For Rich People

The majority of the financial services industry pays little attention to young people. For example, unless you’re sitting on a seven-figure trust fund, the best financial advisors probably won’t return your calls. (And you should be wary of those w … [Read more...]

Credit Card Insurance: Little-Known Ways Your Plastic Can Protect You

I'm off again this week recovering from a whirlwind two weeks of travel for the day job. In the meantime, here's a collection of little-known credit card perks from Michael Dolen, the twenty-something founder of Credit Card Forum, a site where … [Read more...]

A Tried and True Formula for Buying Rental Property

A little over a month ago, guest writer Arthur Garcia contributed a well-received post about how he and his fiancée used a $40,000 inheritance to purchase an investment property. I know you may not be an active (or even aspiring) real estate … [Read more...]

What We Did With $40,000

The author of today’s post, Arthur Garcia, approached me a couple months about doing this podcast interview about my experiences with debt and building passive income with this blog. Arthur’s since launched The Business of U, a website focusing on per … [Read more...]

Stafford Loan Repayment: Your Options for Paying Off Educational Debt

The following is a post from a new contributor, Kristi Ries, who approached me several months ago about writing for this site. Every week, I get dozens of requests for guest posts and contributing writers, and I say no to 99.9% them. What did Kristi … [Read more...]

Five Easy Ways You Can Earn More Money in the New Year

This guest post is from Kimberly Palmer, author of the new book Generation Earn: The Young Professional’s Guide to Spending, Investing, and Giving Back. She’s also the personal finance columnist at US News & World Report. Looking for some worthy sp … [Read more...]

What You Need To Know About Finding Health Insurance

I pride myself on being a financially savvy twenty-something -- I have a budget, decent savings, a Roth IRA, and no debt. But when it came to one of the most important financial decisions I've had to make, I was clueless. I'm talking about health … [Read more...]

P&L and T&A (Or, How to Read an Income Statement)

Greg McFarlane is an advertising copywriter who lives in Las Vegas and Lahaina. He recently wrote Control Your Cash: Making Money Make Sense, a financial primer for people in their 20s and 30s who know nothing about money. Buy the book here … [Read more...]