by on Oct 31 2014 - 20 Comments

Happy Halloween from Young Adult Money 2014Happy Halloween!

Welcome to the Weekly Quick Hits Roundup!

If you’re new here, every week I write a weekly wrap-up of things that were going on here at Young Adult Money, a few personal updates/thoughts, and finally a few posts I read this week that I thought were worth sharing.

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by on Oct 31 2014 - 0 Comments

Hawaii Vacation Giveaway Travel Giveaways Young Adult MoneyWow is there a lot of giveaways this week – a lot of BIG giveaways!

Hawaii Vacation, multiple Vegas Vacations, a Cruise, a Mexico vacation…the list goes on.

We have over 100 giveaways in total and over 70 that end tonight – good luck!

You could be going on a FREE vacation!

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by on Oct 30 2014 - 10 Comments

3 Ways Startups can stay leanAnyone who is familiar with startups knows how important it is for them to stay lean.

There are countless startups that have failed from spending too much too fast and investing in the wrong parts of their business.

While there is no one-size-fits-all solution to this problem, there are some general strategies that entrepreneurs should follow to stay lean.

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by on Oct 29 2014 - 41 Comments

3 Reasons to Consider Relocating for a Job | Young Adult MoneyToday’s post is from our regular Wednesday contributor, Erin.

Have you ever considered relocating for a new career opportunity?

It can sometimes be the best way to start earning more, especially if you’re a few years out of college and have gained a decent amount of experience.

DC has talked about moving up within a company, which is great if you have the option to do so. But what if you’re working for a small company with no room to grow? What if you’re starting from nothing? Then relocation is worth considering.

It can be a difficult decision to make – uprooting your family, packing your life away, and moving across the country can be a nightmare.

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by on Oct 28 2014 - 36 Comments

Could You say no to Half a Million Dollars

By now some of you have likely heard of Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes, even if you aren’t a baseball fan.

Why would you have heard of him? Because he turned down half a million dollars.

Hughes has an incentive in his contract that says if he pitches 210 innings in the 2014 MLB season that he would receive an additional $500,000. He ended the season with 209 2/3 innings, just 1/3 of an inning shy of a half million dollar payday.

If you read about his situation in articles such as this one in Forbes, you may have been led to believe that a rain delay was the cause of his ill fate. While there is certainly some truth to that, it leaves out another part of the story.

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