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I Would Love to do Peer to Peer Lending but…

Update:  As of February 2016, Lending Club is now open to Maryland residents!  Click here for the details.    I will be doing some heavy research into this before I take the plunge, so look for an update on my journey into P2P lending.  Edit:  Still … [Continue reading]

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Investing can be a tricky business.  You have to determine why you're investing and what you'll be investing in.  Then you have to make investing a habit and do it regularly.  But you also have to watch yourself and make sure you don't abandon your … [Continue reading]

If You Don’t Want to Work Forever, You HAVE to Start Investing

Investing for retirement is usually not a topic of discussion among new graduates.  Most Millennials would rather talk about Pokemon Go or Game of Thrones,  Two things I have thankfully not gotten sucked into yet. A discussion about student loans … [Continue reading]

Get a 2%+ Return on Every Credit Card Purchase

The idea of getting something for nothing has always been the holy grail. The goose that lays golden eggs.  The Fountain of Youth.  Turning lead into gold.  All these stuffs of legend involve getting something amazing without having to expend any … [Continue reading]

Where to Refinance Your Student Loans

Sometimes, people just need their hand held when trying something new.  I've found this to be the case when recommending student loan refinance to colleagues. I recently wrote why everyone with student loans should consider refinancing.  The best … [Continue reading]

4 Books New Grads Should Have Read BEFORE Finishing School

Students in undergraduate and professional school usually have one thing on their minds: sleep!  The next thing is usually studying to do your best (or to just stay afloat) in your respective program.  Many times this requires a laser like focus … [Continue reading]

Everyone Should Consider Student Loan Refinancing

Few opportunities in life will allow you to keep more of your own money year after year with very little work on your part. You can call your cable company to negotiate a better price.  That can save you $50 bucks or so per month.  But you have to … [Continue reading]

Educating from the Exam Room to the Blogosphere

Blogging is not as easy as most people make it out to be. It takes consistent time and effort to produce a quality blog, let alone one that makes some money. But the most important thing needed to become a successful blogger is passion for your … [Continue reading]

How to Get an Amazing Return on your Savings Account

The financial services industry is enormous.  There are countless magazines, commercials, shows and blogs that talk about financial products and services (I do that also, but only with products I use and trust.  Like Digit.) Companies like … [Continue reading]

Wealth Savings Account

Another Health Savings Account post?  Yes.  Another one. I've written about HSA's previously here and here.  But it seems some people still don't get it.Since HSA's are a fairly new concept, I thought I would give one more post at explaining … [Continue reading]