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Welcome to Money in Your Twenties℠

Through our website, books, and webinars, Money in Your Twenties℠ gives you the straightforward guidance you need to avoid common money mistakes and to thrive financially. 

Your Credit Score is Your New GPA
Your Credit Score is Your New GPAHannah Roundsfeatured news

You’ve thrown your cap, but you’re not done with GPAs. As an adult, your credit score is your new GPA, and it’s important to have a good one.

What is a credit score?

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Confused About Taxes?
Confused About Taxes?Kristen Jacks and Gerald Whittakerfeatured news

A new college graduate with a starting salary of $60,000 can expect to pay about $13,000 in taxes. While your actual tax bill varies by state and personal circumstances (for example, having kids makes a big difference), the question for novice earners remains – Why?!

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Budgets Don’t Work!
Budgets Don’t Work!Kristen Jacksfeatured newsTo succeed with money, you must live within your means. This is easier said than done when budgets don’t work for young people who are just starting out.

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Craft Brewer Offers Puppy Leave
Craft Brewer Offers Puppy LeaveSarah Solomonfeatured news

Working for a craft beer company that offers a week of paid leave when you get a new dog may sound like the millennial dream scenario, but it’s reality for employees at BrewDog, a Scottish-based brewery.

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Avoid these Money Vampires
Avoid these Money VampiresMike Crutchfieldfeatured news

Ask twentysomethings to tell you stories of their financial nightmares, and you’re likely to hear of these money vampires: the bank, the car, and the “cancel at any time” offer.

Unless you store your money in a coffin, choosing the correct checking account is important.

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Choose Wisely
Choose WiselyCary Siegelfeatured news

In Cary Siegel’s book Why Didn’t They Teach Me This In School, he offers 99 money management tips to help young adults “live prosperous lives by making good, sound personal finance decisions.”

What principle did he put first to highlight its importance?

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Money Mindfulness in Your Twenties
Money Mindfulness in Your TwentiesKristen Jacksfeatured news

Of all the misconceptions about money, the most unhelpful is the idea that handling money is “common sense.” The truth is the opposite. Success with money requires learning things that make no sense (our tax code); learning things that make some sense but require guidance (how to live within your means), and learning things that are totally new like the unique language of money  (“premiums,” “deductibles,” “tax credits”).

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Bitcoin and You
Bitcoin and YouKristen Jacksfeatured news

It’s January 19, 2023, and Jim Cramer is furious. “If you are a believer in crypto, this is your chance to become a non-believer,” he declares on Mad Money, his TV show on CNBC. “It’s a travesty of a mockery of a sham, and it’s manipulated, and I’ve had it, and I want you out.”

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