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If You’re Growing A Business, You Need 3 Different Price Points; Here’s Why

One of the keys to building wealth is to have money coming in from different places. Simply put, it’s not enough to just rely on one source of income anymore. You also need to make sure that you have different price points in your business and th … [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...]

Apple Pay Vs Google Wallet, Softcard And LoopPay: Are You Ready For Mobile Payments?

Going through the hassle of removing your credit card from your wallet is so last year. We all heard the buzz around Apple Pay last fall, but interest waned when we learned less than 5 percent of retailers were ready to accept it. While Apple … [Read more...]

The Most Important Money Tips Of 2014: Can You Guess Them?

Over the past couple years as a Money Under 30 contributor, I've shared some of my own struggles with money, even though, sadly, I'm over 30. My 2014 ended on a high note: my lowest level of unsecured debt in three years. I hope to erase it for good … [Read more...]

How To Get The Most For All The Gifts You Don’t Want

Ever since you were five years old, you faced the same holiday gift letdown. You excitedly opened your presents, only to face -- days later -- the sobering reality that you didn't need or even want any of them. Adulthood brings the ability to … [Read more...]

The Best Personal Finance Writing Of 2014

Here we are at the end of 2014. We had a great year here at Money Under 30 and we hope you did too. Here's a look back at some of the best personal finance advice written around the Web this year. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy reading … [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...]

Premium Gift Ideas For Men That Matter

Men are notoriously hard to shop for. You can always play it safe with another gift card or bottle of booze, but with a little thought, it's possible to find premium gifts for men that really matter. So let’s say you’ve set aside some money to spen … [Read more...]

(Re)-Introducing Amber Gilstrap

I've hinted in a few recent posts that I’ve made a conscious decision to run Money Under 30 and continue working my day job in the software industry. As a new homeowner and father, trying to juggle all this is not easy. Although I’ve decided not to … [Read more...]

The Myth of the Celtic Tiger

Editor’s Note: Contributing writer Emily Cesta has spent much of her twenties living abroad. In this post, Emily offers reflections on the world economy through the lens of her experiences in Ireland as the “Celtic Tiger”, (Ireland’s economy) contrac … [Read more...]