Welcome to the Finance Carnival for Young Adults. We are proud to host such a fantastic group of articles. Please take the time to read some of them and let me know which one you like best!
NCN @ No Credit Needed writes A Plan To Increase Our Savings Account Balance – After purchasing our home, our cash reserves took a hit. We are working hard to increase our savings account balance.
Kayla @ Shoeaholic No More writes Holiday Parties and What’s Going On? – Holiday events are in full swing. I’ve got 3-4 holiday parties taking place in the next week.
Brad @ Enemy of Debt writes Why I’m Completely Changing My Health Insurance in 2015 – Much like car insurance, it’s something I willingly pay for each month to help pay for the result of a catastrophic medical event.
Maria @ The Money Principle writes Four Ways to Skyrocket the Value of Your Home – The more additions you make to your home, the higher its value – and the heftier your wallet will be when you sell it.
Justin @ iPlugin writes Apple just sold 10 Million new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units – The new iPhone 6 was recently released and, in its first weekend alone, Apple sold over 10 million units, which was better than their previous record of 9 million that was sold during the weekend launch last year of the iPhone 5.
Danielle @ TeacHer Finance writes How Does Cash Advance Work? – A cash advance is very similar to a payday loan, except the terms are generally a bit longer.
Aaron @ Aaron Hung writes Watch out for these Back to School Spending Mistakes – Much to the chagrin of children everywhere another school year is about to start, and that means that parents across the country are busy stocking up on school supplies.
Justin @ Edward Antrobus writes 6 Ways Shoppers are Deceived! – Brands and advertisers use specific marketing tactics to convince shoppers to make purchases There are some tactics that they use that, while not illegal, border on being unethical.
Marissa @ Thirty Six Months writes You Should Always Seek Value – To get yourself financially free, to make good investments and to get through life in a calm and relaxed manner – you should always seek value.
Marissa @ Finance Triggers writes Best Way to Collect Superannuation Funds during Retirement – If you work in Australia, then you are likely to have at least one superannuation account set up to help you out financially during your retirement.
Sam @ The New Business Blog writes Want to be Successful? Avoid These 5 Emotionally Charged Habits – There are, to be sure, many things that contribute to your overall success. Things like your attitude, your ability to lead, your people skills and so forth all have a big influence on it, no doubt.
Katie @ IRA Basics writes 4 IRA Withdrawals that Actually Make Sense – Withdrawing funds from a traditional IRA before a person turns 59 ½ usually means that they’re going to pay a lot of taxes and penalties.
Lily @ Paying Debt Down writes Some Facts to Consider before Filing for Bankruptcy – For many consumers the thought of having to file bankruptcy can cause quite a bit of anxiety.
Bob @ Dwindling Debt writes Looking for a Store Credit Card? Don’t Look Here –
Andrea @ So Over This writes You’re Handling Retirement Savings All Wrong! – Saving money for retirement is something that is very near and dear to me.
Hadley @ Epic Finances writes Stock Investing Myths and Truths Part 4 of 4 – Even though there’s plenty of information about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to investing in the stock market, many myths still refuse to die.
Lenny @ Best Money Saving Blog writes Stock Buybacks are Booming! – After faltering for a couple of months, buyback announcements from many major US companies shot up to a three month high recently, putting 2014 on track to be one of the biggest years ever for buybacks.
Amy @ Money Mishaps writes These are the Biggest Money Mistakes Couples Make When Divorcing – When people get divorced, it’s the spouse who hasn’t had a whole lot of experience with the family’s finances that often ends up on the short end of the stick.
Jack @ Money Saving Ethics writes These 5 Savings ‘Tricks’ might not be so good after all – Even the best intentions that you have for saving money can sometimes lead to financial problems.
Matt @ Budget Snob writes Investing Doesn’t Take Genius Intelligence, Just Common Sense – A quote that’s attributed to Albert Einstein goes something like this: “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”
Danielle @ Saving Without a Budget writes Common Money Mistakes – If you’re not keen on throwing your money away, the mistakes below should definitely be avoided.
Jay @ Daily Fuel Economy Tip writes How to Save on Gas – Uncommon Ways – I will describe a few less common ways you can save on gas – I hope you will find them useful.
Oscar @ Money is the Root writes Paying Off Debt Smarter and Faster – There are few things better for your financial health than paying off any debts that you have as quickly as possible.
Daniel @ Make Money Make Cents writes The Expenses of Buying and Owning a Home – From finding the perfect mortgage with the appropriate fees, to the year round upkeep and maintenance, this investment requires a lot of time and capital.
Natalie Bacon @ Financegirl writes Establishing Morning and Evening Routines in 2015 – Learn how to create more time by establishing morning and evening routines that help you live the life you want.
Michael Gregory II @ www.michaelgregoryii.com writes How to Escape the comfort of depression – When dealing with depression, it could be difficult to overcome. Here are some of the most effective methods to helping you
Jon @ Increase Credit Limit writes How You Can Increase Your Credit Limit – Even if you might know that you should increase your credit limit, that information will do you no good unless you know how to get it done. So, here are some tips for how you can increase your credit limit.
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes Update on the Cocoa Cones as Gifts – This holiday season, I (or should I say Mr. LH, mostly) made 18 Santa and reindeer cocoa cones to give to colleagues at a fraction of the cost compared to last year’s mason jar gifts. The outcome was adorable and inexpensive gifts.
Natalie Bacon @ Financegirl writes 6 Steps to Recover From A Financial Hangover – Have you spent too much lately? Perhaps over the holidays? Well, here are 6 steps to help you learn how to recover from a financial mistake.
Michael Kitces @ Nerd’s Eye View writes Happy Money And The Science Of Spending – How Money Really Can (Sometimes) Buy Happiness – The traditional saying that “money can’t buy happiness” may not be so accurate after all. In this post, I exam a book that delves into the research linking money and happiness: “Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending”, by authors and researchers Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton. The authors give five key ways that money can actually “buy” happiness: 1) Buy experiences, not stuff; 2) Make it a treat; 3) Buy time; 4) Buy now and enjoy later; and 5) Spend on others. Financial
Taran Soodan @ The Finance Bro writes Why It’s Hard To Save Money – A brief post about why it’s so hard for people to save money in today’s world
Brock Kernin @ Clever Dude writes The Things We Do To Save Money – People do some crazy things to save money….would you do this?