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How Much Should You Spend on Rent?

In the market for a new rental but not sure what you can afford? One rule of thumb is to not exceed 30% of your gross monthly income. Another is to make sure all your monthly expenses, including rent, are less than 50% of your income.

How to Establish Credit as a New Adult

If you ever want to borrow money to buy a car, a house, or fund your start-up, then you should start building a strong credit history as soon as you can. Read on to find out why your credit history matters and how to start building it when you’re young.

How to invest in ETFs: A guide for beginners

You can start investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by working with a robo-advisor, consulting a financial advisor, or opening an account with a self-directed online brokerage. If you’d like to select your own ETFs you can then research the type of fund you’d like to buy, determine how many shares you’ll purchase, and finally make your order.