New Year’s Goals Revisited

1) Save 35% of my net income I will make roughly 55K in gross income this year. By the time my taxes, pension, union dues, medical, life insurance, and the 1001 other deductions are taken off, I will take home about $2,700 per month. After I take out my mortgage...

Crowdsourcing

By now you’ve probably heard the term that has become associated with Tim Ferriss and his famous book the 4-hour work week – outsourcing. Outsourcing has come to encompass a whole range of activities, but the basic idea is to leverage your time by becoming a manager...

Speed Test Your Site For Stability

Today I’m going to take things off topic a bit and share my latest experience with our website issues.  Lately, Google has been saying that website speed is going to be considered a factor in their search algorithm.  So I thought I would do a speed test on our...

We Are Officially Media Moguls

“Hey man, you want to buy a blog” “Can we do that?” “Yah, but our girlfriends will kill us…” And just like that, we began the process that ultimately led to us buying a blog that is pretty cool by any metric (maybe even as cool as this one) – Young and Thrifty....

Now Introducing…

Hello Readers! My name is Bridgette Stevenson, I’m seventeen years old, and am currently in the middle of making that much anticipated transition from high school to university! After graduating high school a semester early to have the freedom to do some travelling...

Becoming A Member Of The Yakezie Family

When we first started our blog here at My University Money (about 200 posts ago now) we weren’t sure how we were supposed to measure ourselves.  We knew that we didn’t want to measure ourselves by how much money we made for a couple of reasons: 1) Measuring by dollar...