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Money Mentors: Rich Hebron on What Gen-Y and the Homeless Have in Common

Rich Hebron on why Millenials and the homeless have a lot in common.

Well, here’s something you don’t hear every day. When Rich Hebron graduated from DePaul University in 2011, he had plans — and not of the full-time employment variety. Instead of pursuing a traditional route like some of his friends, he decided to live on the streets of Chicago for four months in order to better […]

Money Mentors: Jacquelyn Zehner on Women and Money

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It’s hard not to be impressed by Jacquelyn Zehner. In 1996, she became the youngest woman and first female trader to become a partner at Goldman Sachs. But since then, her work has been even more impressive. Zehner has devoted herself to empowering women to take charge of their personal finances — both in their […]

Money Mentors: Erin Cerat on Paying Cash, Babysitting on the Side, and Buying a Home

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For this “Money Mentor” post, I wanted to bring attention to someone who’s doing the little things right. It’s really a chance to ask a thrifty friend — the one who seems like she always has it together — the secrets to her success. Meet Erin Cerat, a 31-year-old special education teacher and new mom […]

Money Mentors: Teacher and Entrepreneur Tom Morris on Working Multiple Jobs, Taking Risks

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David’s post “Why You Should Work Multiple Jobs,” really got me thinking. Much of the advice in that post sounded like lessons I’ve heard since I was little.

Money Mentors: Software Entrepreneur Ben Slivka On Investing, Financial Education

Ben Slivka, a software entrepreneur and trustee of Northwestern University, shares his money advice for starting out.

Note from David: Maria is Money Under 30’s new assistant editor. This is her first post. I’ve always thought the best part of studying journalism is being able to ask any question I want. When I don’t have an answer, it’s great to be able to get an expert opinion, educate myself, and share what […]