Generation X Finance

Jeremy Vohwinkle is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, the Financial Planning writer at About.com, and founder of Generation X Finance.

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Wally App Review, Personal Finance App

The first step to reigning in your finances is keeping track of what you spend.  Experts used to recommend writing down expenditures, or using some sort of setting goals worksheet but with technology being as advanced as it is today, cash logs are quickly becoming a thing of the past.  Mobile apps are readily accessible and easy to use. […]

What is a Good Credit Score?

An established credit history and credit score often stands between potential home or car buyers and their dream. But what is a good credit score? What exactly is a credit score? […]

Teaching Kids About Money: How to Go About It the Right Way

There are so many things we have to teach our children but one that is often overlooked in today’s world is teaching kids about money. Unless your child has a large trust fund in their name or some other financial windfall heading there way they will need to learn about personal finance. The earlier you start teaching children about financial matters the better. […]

How to Start Your Own Business With No Money

Ever wondered how to start your own business with no money, or very little money? The cost of starting a business can be astronomical but it does not have to be. Looking back on some of the other articles covered here, like how to start your own business and how to start a business with no money it seems like we have a bit of a theme here. […]

Maximum 401k Contribution for 2013

  Good news, the IRS has raised the 401K plan limits for 2013. The 2013 maximum 401K Contribution So the 2013 maximum 401K contribution is  now $17,500. This allows you to invest more into your 401K than in previous years. […]

Crowdfunding Websites

So you have all the characteristics of an entrepreneur and you are determined to start your own business if it kills you. You take a lot of time in writing a business plan that will blow people away. Now comes to the money part of it. You have rulled out bootstrapping your startup and you need money now. […]

Is Life Insurance Through Your Employer Worth It?

Life insurance tends to be pretty low on the list of financial priorities for most people, but it really shouldn’t be. If you’re married or have young children, life insurance is one of the most important things to have if others depend on you. What kind of financial hardship would your family be in if the unfortunate happened to you? […]

Cheap Gift Ideas

Whether it be anniversary gift ideas, gift ideas for boyfriend, gift ideas for girlfriend,  christmas gift ideas, gift ideas for men, gift ideas for women, mothers day gift ideas, fathers day gift ideas, wedding anniversary gifts, wedding gift ideas, graduation gift ideas, birthday gift ideas, green gift ideas, last minute gift ideas, retirement gift ideas, and the list goes on and on. […]

Sell Your Old Cell Phone and Electronics for Cash

  If you are like me when I’m broke the first thing I think of is how to save money fast. But why not change that mindset a bit and start thinking of ways to make money. There are so many different ways to make money. You can make money online, make money with photography, make money selling T-shirts, make money with a garage sale, and the list goes on. […]