Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, June 23, 2011 9:19 am
By L. Marie Joseph · Bankrate.com

With all of the negative financial news and stock market woes, it’s easy for youth to think achieving wealth is impossible. Of course, starting a business or become a Hollywood reality star can help anyone fast-forward their way to wealth. But for those of us who aren’t interested in building an empire, creating wealth is possible

Monday, April 04, 2011 12:00 pm
By L. Marie Joseph · Bankrate.com

There is no law that says you should upgrade your apartment, buy a brand new car and drink top shelf vodka as soon as you receive a college degree. So what’s the hurry? Slow down. As you begin to make money, start to save it. Don’t rush into heavy car payments and save at least