Millennial Money

Millennial Money educates millennials about the fundamentals of personal finance. The column is written by staff members who fall into the millennial generation and who are themselves grappling with issues ranging from budgeting to buying a home to saving for long-term goals.

October 31, 2018

Earn Extra Income With a Side Hustle

Many people choose a business that takes advantage of skills they’ve developed at a 9-to-5 job.

See More On: Careers | Financial Planning

October 4, 2018

Talk to Your Parents About Caregiving

While they're still active and healthy, you should broach the subject of what assistance they'll expect from you as they age.

See More On: Caregiving | Family Finances | Financial Planning

August 30, 2018

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan

Even if you're unmarried and without dependents, you should still have a will.

See More On: Estate Planning | Wealth Management

August 2, 2018

Why You Need to Invest in Funds Before Stocks

When you're just starting out with investing, you first need to build a diversified core before betting on individual stocks.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Tech Stocks

June 7, 2018

The Benefits of Being Your Own Boss

Self-employment comes with extra flexibility—a trait that millennials prize—but it can also complicate your financial life.

See More On: Small Business | Business Costs & Regulation

May 9, 2018

Best Ways to Pay for Grad School

Getting an advanced degree isn't cheap. But you may not need to go into debt.

See More On: Paying for College | Student Loans

April 4, 2018

The Risks of Paying Peer to Peer

Fraudsters are using payment apps such as Paypal and Zelle to trick you out of your money.

See More On: Smart Buying | Technology

March 8, 2018

The Power of Living Within Your Means

Budgeting is work, but it allows you to spend your money on what you value most.

See More On: Budgeting | Financial Planning | Getting Out of Debt

January 31, 2018

How I Bought My First Home

Millennials came of age as the housing bubble burst and lenders put credit in a vise. Now we make up the largest group of home buyers.

See More On: Buying & Selling a Home | Home Remodeling & Maintenance

December 28, 2017

Start Investing Now? Uh, Yeah

Take advantage of one of your greatest assets: time.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | Stocks & Bonds

December 1, 2017

How to Tame Your Student Loans

Don't let the burden bar you from saving for your future.

See More On: Student Loans | Paying for College