Recently a Student? Take Advantage of these Education Tax Credits & Deductions in 2014 & 2015
Thu, 01/29/15 | 8 Comments

The readership here is heavy on those completing school for the first time and going back to school to further their education. So I’ve updated this post to reflect the 2014 and 2015 calendar years.
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The Top 25 Ideological Posts of the First 5 Years of 20somethingfinance
December 27, 2012 | 4 Comments
The Top 25 Ideological Posts of the First 5 Years of 20somethingfinance

20somethingfinance just hit its 5 year birthday. Over those 5 years I’ve written close to 600 articles (almost a million words!) on a wide variety of personal finance related topics.
You’re always more than welcome to …

5 Biggest Lessons Learned in 5 Years of Personal Finance Blogging
December 26, 2012 | 12 Comments
5 Biggest Lessons Learned in 5 Years of Personal Finance Blogging

20somethingfinance hits a landmark birthday this Thursday: 5 years!
What started out as a twinkle in my eye during the start of my Christmas vacation 5 years ago has blossomed into a behemoth financial publishing empire.
Yeah, …

Reader Case Study: “Help! Where’s all my Money Going?!”
December 18, 2012 | 28 Comments
Reader Case Study: “Help! Where’s all my Money Going?!”

A friend of mine (and loyal reader), “TC”, sent me an email with an interesting proposition for a new post: review a reader’s finances, give suggestions, and open up a forum for other readers to …

SIPC Insurance Coverage Protects your Investments
December 17, 2012 | 4 Comments
SIPC Insurance Coverage Protects your Investments

Does the FDIC Cover Investments too?
Most people know that there is a governmental agency called the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (or FDIC) that protects bank deposits. The FDIC covers up to $250,000 on bank deposits …

2013 Energy Tax Credits
December 13, 2012 | 5 Comments
2013 Energy Tax Credits

Energy Tax Credits in 2013
If you were planning a modest home improvement update that would save you future energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint in the hopes that it would be partially funded by …

An Experiment in De-Commercializing the Holidays
December 10, 2012 | 7 Comments
An Experiment in De-Commercializing the Holidays

The average U.S. Consumer is planning to spend $750 on gifts this year, in addition to a few hundred spent on themselves while combing through all of those unbelievable deals.
Exorbitant holiday gift spending is as …


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