Welcome to the thirty third 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 every week and features the most recent articles from around the web. I hope you enjoy this edition of the carnival.
Lance @ Money Life and More writes What Would You Do? Pay Off Higher Interest Rate or Variable Rate Loans First? – My girlfriend has a few different student loans as I discussed in our debt pay down strategy. They are at different interest rates and to complicate things further some have fixed rates and others have variable rates.
Green Panda @ Green Panda Treehouse writes Where Should You Live After College? – Have you thought about where you’ll live after college?
IMB @ Investing Money writes Real Estate Investing- A Viable Investment Strategy? – Find out if real estate investing is a great option for you. It may take more time, but it has a lot of benefits.
Aloysa @ My Broken Coin writes Why I Chose To Live in a Small Home – Our homes tell our stories. They tell us who we are, what we value, what we care about, who we love, and what we dream about. Our homes expose who we are. About a month or so ago, I finally admitted to myself that our one-bedroom condo is a perfect place for me. It probably comes as a surprised to some of you because you know me as a spender and a shopaholic. Read my thoughts as to why I choose my small house!
Daniel @ Sweating the Big Stuff writes Lifestyle Inflation – What To Consider Before Telling Yourself Yes – Thinking about upgrading your gadgets? Ask yourself these 5 questions before you take the plunge.
PPlan @ Provident Plan writes Does God Want You to Drive a Hybrid? – Hybrid cars are becoming increasingly more affordable and popular. Find out why you should consider buying one.
PITR @ Passive Income To Retire writes Real Estate Limited Partnership – Limited partnerships can be quite confusing. Find out the basic qualities of a limited partnership and the benefits of a real estate limited partnership.
JP @ My Family Finances writes Yes. Parents Should Open a 529 Plan for Their Children – The simple fact is that if college costs continue to grow at current rates, you’d have trouble saving too much money. Don’t let the magical final number get in your way of starting a 529 Plan.
Don @ MoneySmartGuides writes Being Frugal and Dating – Being frugal and dating is hard to do. It’s a fine line that you have to walk. Step too far to one side and you come off as cheap.
Invest It Wisely @ Invest It Wisely writes Explore All of Your Options Prior to Attending College – I have seen this first hand as an educator and I have developed a hypocrisy that is ill-fitted for my career path. I, no longer feel that a college education is the most logical step post-high school.