Why You Shouldn’t Pick Your Major Based on Salary Statistics

Student loan debt has become a major burden. Kiplinger recently calculated how long it would take the average worker in a variety of fields to repay their student loan debt. It's great information, but Forbes reminds us that, when picking a major, you can't completely rely on the statistics. » 7/23/14 7:00am Yesterday 7:00am

Don't Let Yourself Overthink Small Money Decisions

It's important to make conscious money decisions. But there's a difference between being mindful and being indecisive. As Carl Richards of the Behavior Gap explains, we often overthink otherwise simple money decisions, and this can be wasteful. » 7/18/14 7:00am 7/18/14 7:00am

Reconnect With Your Passion to Collect Experiences, Not Things

Time and money are both valuable. As we get older, we usually have less of the former. So when it comes to pursuing things we're passionate about, a funny thing happens: we throw money at it, because we don't have much time. The Simple Dollar's Trent Hamm explains. » 7/17/14 10:00am 7/17/14 10:00am

Sounds like you're on the right track! It also sounds like you feel somewhat in control, despite your debts. And I think feeling in control makes a big difference, right? You know you've planned your debt payoff and you can see the result of your actions. » 7/13/14 11:48am 7/13/14 11:48am