Top Financial Advisors for Millennials

Top financial advisors for millenials: These professionals offer affordable financial advice to young investors.

Got money questions? Seeking professional help can be smart. Trouble is, many financial advisors are expensive or only want to work with millionaires. So where can you turn? We contacted hundreds of financial advisors to find several who love to work with 20- and 30-something clients. These talented advisors are affordable, have minimal requirements for becoming a client, and most will work remotely. Read more about Money Under 30’s best financial advisors for millenials.

Some Reading for a New Year: How to Set Financial Goals and Stick to Them


Ready to set some goals for the new year? Studies show that written goals are much more likely to be achieved. There is also a service that will help you put a little cash on the line for some extra motivation!

DIY or Buy? When It’s Cheaper to Make It Yourself or Buy Off The Shelf


Last year, the Better Business Bureau received 5,558 complaints regarding general contractors, placing the group in the top 30 out of all industries tracked, according to Money Talks News. No wonder home improvement stores are packed to the gills on weekends and everybody is becoming a do-it-yourself-er – no one wants to get ripped off! […]

Advice for Winning $500 Million

If you win a lot of money, take time before spending it (and get some professional help).

Like a lot of people this week, my wife and I have been seduced by the media attention surrounding the half-billion dollar Powerball lottery prize – the nation’s second biggest lotto jackpot ever. And so, last night, we bought a single $2 ticket. Not so much for the odds of winning all that money (statistically, […]

Fired! How to Get Your Finances in Order When you Lose Your Job

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Imagine the unimaginable: It’s Friday and you head to work in a good mood, primed for the weekend ahead. You settle at your desk, check your email, and see that your boss wants to see you in his office. You go in, he closes the door, and you notice the look on his face. “This […]

What’s Your Number?

What's your number: Figuring out how much you would need to stop working and live off of indefinitely is a useful financial exercise.

— What’s your number? — Excuse me? — The amount of money you would need to be able to walk away from it all and just live happily-ever-after. See, I find that everyone has a number and it’s usually an exact number, so what is yours? That’s a quote from the movie Wall Street: Money […]

The Real Cost Of Having A Baby

A chart showing how much it costs to raise a baby in the first year.

For many of you, crying babies and babbling toddlers are the last things on your mind. If you’re like I was “before child”, when you see a family with a gaggle of kids in line at a store, you pick another register—quick. Been there. Of course now that I’m a daddy, my 18-month old daughter […]

How to Choose a Financial Advisor

How to Choose a Financial Advisor

If you don’t feel confident when it comes to investing and planning your financial future a financial planner may be the way to go. Financial planners will look at the big picture and help you devise a strategy to meet your long term goals.

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

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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 who do, especially if they’re hawking life insurance policies to you when you’re 24, single, and […]

Do You Need a Financial Advisor?

Do You Need a Financial Advisor

Once you’ve determined you need a financial advisor there are some basic things you need to know about them. Such as, what credentials they have and their past work experiences. You will want to know if they get paid by commission or directly from you.