by on Jul 28 2014 - 38 Comments

Drawing Side HustleSide hustles are a favorite topic in the blogosphere, especially among bloggers who focus on increasing income.

You won’t believe what I recently found out started as a side hustle.

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by on Jul 25 2014 - 23 Comments

Wakiki BeachWakiki Beach in Hawaii is the pic of the week.

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 Jul 25 2014 - 0 Comments

LOGODo you shop at Whole Foods?

There’s a $500 Whole Foods Gift Card giveaway in our list of over 100+ giveaways!

Oh, there’s also a giveaway for a gun worth nearly $1,000 (no joke – look at the first giveaway under 7/31).

Welcome to the weekly Friday giveaway roundup!

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by on Jul 24 2014 - 20 Comments

Stock Market Average ReturnToday I have a question that is pivotal for many financial calculations: is it accurate to say the stock market returns 10%?

For example, in my 401k debt pay-off calculator I plug 8% as the historical market return. I do this as a conservative measure, as I assume people may point to 10% as an unrealistic return.

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by on Jul 23 2014 - 1 Comment

Miami Beach FloridaThe sunshine state is the ultimate family destination, with its tropical climate, the colorful cosmopolitan vibe of Miami, and the magical wonder that Walt Disney World holds for small children. You might want to make your family’s dreams come true, but it’s a tedious reality that dreams often come with a premium price tag.

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