Student Finances

5 Tips to Save for College Tuition

College can be expensive: according to the College Board, a private four-year college costs an average of $32,410 a year. Four years comes out to nearly $130,000! While it’s hard to argue against the value of a college education, no one says you have pay the full freight without trying to find ways to save. ... Read more

Food Budgets

The Best Sources for Affordable Healthy Food

Well hello there, Mint family. Welcome to the very first installment of this super exciting partnership between Mint and Root + Revel! Before we dive into today’s post, how about a little meet and greet? Hi! I’m Kate Kordsmeier, the founder of Root + Revel, a food and wellness blog helping people strike the balance ... Read more

Investing Advice

Sponsored by: Fundrise

Rethinking Diversification: How to Prepare Your Portfolio in Case of Another Crisis

If you’re like most investors, you’re probably invested in the stock market through a retirement account or individual brokerage account. But what if I told you that almost every major institutional investor earned higher risk-adjusted returns than you by following a different investment strategy? Major institutional investors diversify their portfolios across both public and private ... Read more

Saving Money

Five Steps to Saving Your (Future) Life

This is a guest post from Barron’s Next, which provides personal finance and investing guidance for a new generation of investors. Visit Barron’s Next for news on hot stocks, smart advice, investing tips and more. Saving enough money for your later life—be it retirement or, perhaps, another career entirely—doesn’t have to be as daunting as ... Read more

Travel Tips

How to Save for a Trip to Europe

It seems as though traveling throughout Europe is like a rite of passage. Whether you’re fresh out of high school, retired, traveling to one country or several, it’s an amazing place to start your journey as a vagabond. Unfortunately, Europe can also be incredibly expensive. If traveling to Europe is on your bucket list but ... Read more