Finance education and financially literacy are the most important, yet least talked about part of becoming a self-made woman. Whether on purpose or by default, historically, women aren’t as independently financially stable as their male counterparts. Whether that’s because of unequal work pay, varying roles in marriage, or simply a lack of education, we women (and men!) owe it to ourselves to break bad habits and get in control of our financial lives.

Side Hustle + Finance

The two are more interconnected than it may first appear. As financial expert Nicole Lapin says, “everything comes back to money”. Work, relationships, hobbies, etc., it all boils back down to money. I love side hustles for two main reasons:

1- They let you express your creativity and continue practicing passions you may not use during your 9-5; and

2- They can help you got financially in control and even far financially ahead if you’re willing to hustle.

Urban 20 Something is not a finance blog. It’s a blog that aims to help millennial women become self-made, which means hustling above and beyond your 9-5 job. All finance tips here are in relation with how to make that happen.

We all know that being responsible with money helps us save and stay disciplined. But could it be keeping you broke?

The things our parents teach us (or don’t teach us) about money growing up ends up playing a significant role in our financial realities and mentalities as adults. My father was an accountant, so growing up, money was definitely talked about and I like to think that my sisters and I were very much taught …

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To build credit is one of the smartest things a young professional can do for their future. Click through to find out why you can't ignore this and how to build credit at a young age!

This is a guest post by Tom at Fired Up Millennial.   When you first start working as a young adult, the focus is money. This includes making it, saving it, and learning to budget it appropriately. One thing that many young professionals forget about, however, is equally as important and can have just as …

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We all love to shop, but you can save so much money by shopping with Ebates! Click through to learn how to make the most of it and earn cashback every time you shop.

pic Earning cash back makes any shopping experience more enjoyable. This post is all about my absolute favorite way to earn cash back when shopping. It’s a free website called Ebates! If you’re not using it, not to worry. This post will show you how to get started, earn as much as possible with each …

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