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Best Credit Cards For Young Adults

The Best Credit Cards for Young Adults

Of the hundreds of credit cards out there, only a select few are well-worth having in your wallet — if you can qualify. Here are our picks for the best credit cards for young adults taking into account our limited credit histories in our 20s can mean it’s sometimes harder to get approved.

What Credit Score Do You Need To Get Approved For A Credit Card?

What credit score do you need to get approved for a credit card?

Being declined for a new credit card is frustrating. Improve your chances of approval by applying to cards that are suited to your credit score. Here we break down what credit scores are needed to get popular credit cards today.

Personal Capital Review: A Powerful Free App For Independent Investors

Personal Capital is a free online money management tool that can help you analyze investing fees and rebalance your portfolio.

Get Wall Street-level investment insight to optimize your portfolio with Personal Capital, a powerful — and totally free — money management application featuring a net worth dashboard, 401(k) fee analyzer and more. Learn more in our Personal Capital review.

How Much Should You Contribute To Your 401k?

How much should you contribute to your 401(k)?

If you’re like most Americans, you’ll want to save as much as you can for retirement in accounts like a 401(k). Here are some guidelines about how much you should contribute to your 401(k) versus other savings vehicles — like IRAs — while also taking into account other financial priorities like paying down debt or buying a home.

The Best Car Insurance Companies For Young Adults

Find the best rates on auto insurance.

Car insurance rates vary widely, especially for young drivers. A look at the best car insurance for young adults and the pros and cons of top auto insurance companies.

What Percentage Of Income Can You Afford For Mortgage Payments?

What percentage of income can you afford for mortgage payments

Learn the rules of home affordability to figure out what percentage of your gross monthly income you can safely spend on housing. Caution: Your mortgage lender may very well approve you for a bigger mortgage that you can actually afford.