In today’s world, young professionals must invest in their financial future. Investing and saving for retirement is the probably the most important investing you’ll need to do in your life. We’re living in a different era from our parents and grandparents, as we’re unable to rely on social security (grandparents) nor do we have a pension from our company... > Read More
If you’re like most Americans out there this time of year, it’s Open Enrollment season for choosing your healthcare plan. Maybe you’re fortunate enough to have your employer sponsor a plan, which means they’ll probably offer a few plans, or you may be getting insurance through the open marketplace, and may have a few plans to choose from, depending... > Read More
It’s likely open enrollment for you at work, which means it’s the time of year that you get to select your health insurance at work. There very well might be more than one plan that you could select from, and you’re likely (hopefully) doing your homework and making your selection. Towards the later part of your benefit document, there... > Read More
Let’s face it; life can be pretty hard sometimes. Sometimes life just isn’t fair and it’ll hit you right in the face and kick you when you’re down. Most of us unfortunately will face some sort of bad thing in our life and whether or not we’re prepared will dictate if and how we’re able to bounce back. Although... > Read More
We’re all in different stages of financial health, but to get a ‘passing grade’ from YoungMoneyFinance; young professionals should be sure they meet the following minimum requirements with their finances:

1) Make sure you have at least $1,000 set aside for emergencies.

Commonly called an “emergency fund”, this will help you sleep better... > Read More
If you haven’t seen the news recently, you probably missed seeing that Equifax, one of the big 3 credit reporting agencies, got hacked. Some 143 million Americans had their identities (name, address, SSN, etc) compromised. This is bad for a number of reasons, bad because a bunch of people’s information was stolen but also bad because it’s the credit... > Read More