The New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start. If you’re setting big financial goals in 2018, don’t let the little things get in the way of your success. Whether you’re planning to get out of debt, saving for a down payment on a new home, or investing in the stock market for the first time, it's important to avoid any habits that will set you back financially. Don’t let … [Read more...] about 6 Financial Mistakes You Need to Give Up This Year
Making money is only one side of the coin when it comes to building wealth. Proper money management is vital, too. Some will argue that knowing how to manage your money is the true key to building wealth--more important than focusing on making money.
Learn how to manage your money wisely with our Money Management series of articles, guides, interviews, and reviews.
From budgeting to finding the best credit cards, to investing and taxes, Thrive By 30 will provide you with money management tips to put you on the path to financial freedom.
There’s a lot of misconceptions about life insurance out there: what it is, how it works, and who needs it. While buying life insurance can give you peace of mind that other types of insurance can’t, it’s not for everyone. We’ll break down everything you need to know about life insurance, including: What Life Insurance Is—and What It Isn’t How Life Insurance Works … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Life Insurance
One of the most common ways to build wealth over time is by investing in your retirement. Retiring from work often indicates that you’ve become financially independent and no longer need to earn an active income in order to meet all your needs and expenses. It’s a nice place to be financially, but it takes time to get there. Have you ever taken the time to think about which … [Read more...] about Everything You Should Know About 401(k) Plans
Getting into credit card debt is easy. For some, it’s a one-time emergency that lands them in the hole by several thousand dollars. For others, poor spending habits that slowly add up over time are to blame for their high credit card balance. Getting out of debt is anything but easy. In fact, we know that the average American household has $7,996 in credit card debt alone, … [Read more...] about The Best Ways to Pay Off Credit Card Debt
Living by a budget can change your life. No more stressing about what you can or can't afford, what you should or shouldn't be spending, and your future. Learning how to budget is one thing, but sticking to it is another. Why is it so hard to stick to a budget? Because it takes willpower, which we only have so much of. Willpower is like a muscle: it gets worn out after … [Read more...] about How to Make a Budget—and Actually Stick to It