Welcome to Money in Your Twenties
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?!Read More
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.Read More
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”).Read More
In 2017, Bitcoin became a sensation by rising over 2000% in less than a year. The party was soon over, however, when Bitcoin’s price abruptly dropped to half its previous value. By November 2018, Bitcoin was more than 80% lower than its highest recorded price. We followed the stunning rise of Bitcoin...Read More