Jennifer Calonia is a Los Angeles-based personal finance writer whose goal is to help readers get excited about improving their financial health. Her work has been featured in publications such as Forbes, The Huffington Post, MSN Money, Yahoo Finance and Business Insider.
Credit Cards for College Students
Now that your child is legally an adult and is college-bound, he or she might be eager to get their first credit card. Although credit cards have long been a hallmark of financial independence for young people, today, students under 21 face greater credit card barriers than previous generations.
Life after Student Loan Debt
With the cost of college increasing every year, more students and parents are leaving higher education with ballooning student loan debt. If you’ve finally gotten out from under the weight of your student loans or your child’s student debt, you might be wondering what’s next? The hundreds of dollars you save by having paid off your student loans can be put to good use, helping you achieve other goals.