by on Sep 29 2014 - 29 Comments

Walmart Family Mobile or Republic WirelessWhen it comes to low cost no-contract phone plans, Republic Wireless and Walmart Family Mobile are two plans that come to mind. But which is better?

Republic Wireless and Walmart Family Mobile have a lot in common, including no-contract plans that you can start and cancel at any time. They also offer “unlimited” data plans for a relatively low price (there is a catch, though – more on that later).

Having no-contract is a huge benefit in my opinion. Being able to deliver a no-contract plan at a low price is even more impressive. Both of these plans accomplish that, but there are some differences.

Today I’ll compare the two plans based on a variety of metrics including price, coverage, and phone selection.

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by on Sep 28 2014 - 0 Comments

Kaiku Prepaid CardSome financial institutions understand the difficulties that consumers might face when borrowing money from other lenders.

Credit card debt can pile up if monthly bills are not paid on time. Hefty penalties fees might also be applied once the interest free promotional period ends.

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by on Sep 26 2014 - 32 Comments

Downtown Minneapolis SkylineA pic of the downtown Minneapolis skyline is our 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 Sep 26 2014 - 0 Comments

LG LED HDTV 50' GIVEAWAYDo you want a 50′ LG LED Smart HDTV?

You’re in luck! It’s just one of the 100+ giveaways in this week’s roundup!

Welcome to the weekly Friday giveaway roundup!

Every single Friday we post giveaways ending within the next week.

You can enter all the giveaways in the list, or you can pick and choose which ones you want to enter. Whatever works for you!

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by on Sep 24 2014 - 50 Comments

resist spendingNote from Cat: I can’t believe I’m writing this but this is my last post at Young Adult Money!

DC and I have been working together for soooo long, and it’s amazing that he’s allowed me to contribute 65 posts to his incredible site. However, it’s time for me to move on to other staff writing positions that I recently secured and also work on my freelancing coaching service. So, enjoy my last hoorah here today, where I’m talking about resisting spending, one of my specialties!

Every time someone asks me for my #1 piece of financial advice, it’s always the same: “Tell yourself ‘no’ as often as possible.” You can see me say this quote all over the Internet and news articles. I really live by it and believe in it.

Spending temptation can come from a variety of places, and most of us are susceptible to it. We could just be watching a TV show and see one of our favorite actors wearing something amazing and want it.

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