7 Money Links We Love: Why Millennials Think Mom Rules When It Comes to Money

7 Money Links We Love: Why Millennials Think Mom Rules When It Comes to Money

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Over 11 million households spend more than half their paycheck on fixed housing costs, a pressure that leaves 2.3 million families close to homelessness. Find out which markets have been hit hardest. More Americans Spending At Least Half of Their Pay on Housing — Yahoo! Finance

Most of us use our smartphones for everything these days, but mobile banking has hit a standstill. The big culprit? Security breaches. Why Has Mobile Banking Growth Stalled? Blame Hackers — NBC News

Good news for students: Come July, student loan rates are set to drop by half a percentage point for the new academic year—which could mean an average savings of $800 for future grads. Interest Rates on Students Loans Are Expected to Drop Soon — Bloomberg

More money, more problems? Here's further proof that money woes hit everyone, no matter how fat your paycheck. Millionaires Feel Like They Are Stuck on a 'Treadmill': Survey — CNBC

Why don't prices end in round numbers? And why do airports charge an arm and a leg for bottled water? Some of the strangest pricing strategies consumers face, finally—maybe?—explained. 7 Things That Annoy Shoppers—And Why They're Not Going Away — Money

A new report shows that 31% of Millennials consider mom their money guru—but it also reveals that the older you get, the more you tend to go the self-help route. Sorry, Mom: Poll Says Mothers Losing Financial Influence — CreditCards.com

Fancy a new outdoor light fixture or a smoothed-over driveway? DIY your way to an easy home upgrade with these seven summer projects. Outdoor Home Repairs You Can Totally Handle Yourself — Lifehacker

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These days, apps that track your physical health are a dime a dozen—but what about your fiscal wellbeing? Find out how you stack up when it comes to your emergency fund, credit score and more. How Financially Fit Are You? 4 Money Vital Signs to Track

A recent survey found that staged homes—those decorated with an eye toward enticing buyers—tend to sell in half the time as non-staged properties. Here are smart DIY tips if you're selling your home this season. 6 Super Simple Home Staging Hacks—Under $40

Failing to negotiate your salary early on could mean losing out big later in your career. Our experts explain how to overcome under-earning—for good. A Wake-Up Guide for Under-earners: The High Price of Not Getting Paid What You're Worth

Wish you could raise a money-savvy child? Take tips from these parents, who taught their kids the value of everything from investing to budgeting. 4 Moms and Dads Share: 'I've Raised Financially Positive Teens—and I'm Proud of It'

Here's one more reason to hit the gym: Those who exercise at least three hours per week earn as much as 10% more than their sedentary peers. 5 Minutes With a Money Luminary ... Economics Professor Vasilios Kosteas 

It's the great motherhood debate: Work or stay at home? Find out how these three women got back in the professional game after a brief hiatus—and found success in their career reboots. 3 Working Moms, 3 Second Acts: How I Rocked the Transition Back to Office Life

It's graduation season! Just because you're no longer in school doesn't mean you can't find inspiration in these quotes. From savvy entrepreneurs to political powerhouses, we rounded up words of wisdom to live by. 10 Big Name Commencement Speakers on the Secrets to Success

Ever wanted to pick up and move, but didn't know where to begin? We crunched the numbers to find out whether these families' relocation dreams were really worth the price. Is the Financial Grass Really Greener? 3 Couples Test Life in Another Corner of America

Meet the academics who are tackling financial mistakes among the nation's youngest independent consumers—one college credit at a time. 5 Things Every New Grad Needs to Know About ... From the Money Professors


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