Archive for: Personal Finance

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...]

Beware Time Suck

Every day, I have a plan to come home from work and get in two or three solid hours studying for my CPA exam. I always leave work with good intentions. I tell myself that I will head straight home, fire up my laptop, avoid any unnecessary internet … [Read more...]

Best of Money Under 30 (2009)

What better way to celebrate the last day of 2009 than a retrospective? Hence, I give you 15 of the year's best Money Under 30 articles, subjectively selected for uniqueness; popularity among readers, commenters and re-tweeters; and, of course, my … [Read more...]

How Building Wealth Can Help Reduce Climate Change

This is the second year in a row Money Under 30 is participating in Blog Action Day. This year’s theme is climate change. When it comes down to it, a big component of building wealth is learning to stop being wasteful. We need to stop wasting m … [Read more...]

Introducing a Simpler

Yikes! Things do indeed look different around here! I’m making some aesthetic changes to for some good reasons. Call it a redesign or call it Spring cleaning, my ultimate goal is to create a better experience for you. … [Read more...]

Reminder: Lending Club $100 Giveaway

Just a reminder, the deadline for entering the $100 giveaway contest from Lending Club is tomorrow night at midnight. So far there are only seven contestants, so your chances of winning are good! Don't miss out on this opportunity. To enter, simply … [Read more...]