Welcome to the thirty first edition of the Financial Carnival for Young Adults. My purpose with this carnival is to create an easy-to-find place for information about finances for young adults. The carnival is hosted here at 20′s Finances almost week and features the most recent articles from around the web. While last week we talked about family finances, this week’s topics include career, money for young people, and saving. That’s right – a bit random this week, but there were too many great articles to ignore. If you want to learn more about these topics from some of the best personal finance bloggers, continue on.
krantcents @ KrantCents writes Are Temp Jobs the New Career Track? – Over 40% more people hold temp jobs now than in 2009! I recently read an article called Careers Are Dead which says the labor market has changed to temporary or contract work.
Crystal @ Budgeting in the Fun Stuff writes How I Helped my Mother Stop Working Overtime with 15 minutes of Planning - I feel relieved. It might not have been the most dramatic of breakthroughs, or even the most sophisticated applications of all the financial planning strategies
Money for Young People:
Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves writes The Best Ways to Save for College – When it comes to saving for college, there is a ton of information out there.
Robert @ The College Investor writes What’s Your Five Year Plan? - In five years, my life will be very different than it is today. And that’s good — that’s all a part of growing up.
Aloysa @ My Broken Coin writes What I Wish I Knew About Life and Finances In My 20s - If we could turn back time, I wish I could go back to when I was 20 and do it again! Read my thoughts!
Gen Y Finance Journey @ Gen Y Finance Journey writes Six Things I Hope I Know in My 30′s - A spin on the popular “Things I Wish I Knew in My 20′s” post. A look ahead to some challenges I know I’m going to face in my next decade.
Suba @ Broke Professionals writes The Psychology of Saving – The Psychology of Saving is a post from: Broke Professionals if you enjoy it, please visit us and subscribe to the Feed. Saving is hard, especially when you don’t have much discretionary income. Saving over years and years is harder still. People do get saver’s fatigue.
Jen @ Master the Art of Saving writes Don’t Be Fooled By “No Spend Days” - Are you fooling yourself into thinking that your no spend days are actually improving your finances? You might be. All over the internet, people are……….
Wayne @ Young Family Finance writes How to Teach Children About Money – Find out how you can teach you kids about money. While it will vary by family, there are a few basics that every parents must do.
L Bee @ L Bee and the Money Tree writes Five Most Common Money Nightmares – In the latest issue of Self magazine they have a piece entitled “Money Nightmares” based on a poll they conducted with their readers. In fact, these money nightmares “regularly” keep up to 69% of the women polled up at night. See the five most common “Money Nightmares” detailed in the article below.
Jeremy @ Modest Money writes 7 Considerations for Buying A Cheap Car - The thought of buying some freedom with a cheap car can be quite tempting. Do not let that emotion cloud your judgement and result in buying a vehicle that costs too much to keep on the road.
Miss T. @ Prairie Eco Thrifter writes Cutting Costs and Buying Used Clothes – You can defray some of your clothing costs by shopping for deals at used clothing stores or thrift stores. Even if you do not have any growing children, buying clothing at thrift stores is a great way to cut costs.