Welcome to Tomorrow's Money for Young Adults
What do you want out of life? Almost any goals you have—start a job, rent an apartment or buy a home, buy a car, get married, have a family, be more financially independent and secure…The common denominator of nearly all life goals is that they require money.
Every day you interact with money. You spend time earning it and make decisions about how to spend it. You pay taxes on it and pay bills for things you’ve bought with it. You work to pay back money you may have borrowed to pay for school or those purchases you charged to your credit card. Maybe you also read blogs or magazine articles about wise use of money. Perhaps you have opened a savings or money market account to put some away for future needs and wants. Maybe you’ve even invested some of your savings in the stock market through a mutual fund or set up a retirement savings plan at work.
But it can be tough to start out on your own financially.
This site is designed to help you work through the unique financial concerns, questions, issues and opportunities you have to deal with and develop new knowledge and skills to manage your finances Learn from the practical information we provide about real-life situations and then apply what you’ve learned with the tools we provide like interactive budget worksheets and calculators.
People Like You
- The Young Couple
Scenario: Marcus and Julie, both 27, live in Tennessee and have been married for a year. Julie is in nursing school and also works part-time as a nursing assistant at a local hospital.
- The Single Male
Scenario: Steve is a 32-year old single male, working as an accountant for an oil drilling firm in Texas. He has been with the company for 2 years and currently earns $48,000 about $39,000 after taxes.
- A Single Mom
Scenario: Candy is struggling right now. She works at a local super mart.
- Tips to Maintain Financial Stability
Life changes. And you, with a fluctuating income, probably know that better than most. There are some things to keep in mind that can help you stay on track with your plan to create more personal financial stability.
- Why Should I Care About Saving?
Saving means to put some money aside for later use. When your kids are little, you encourage them to put some of their birthday money in their piggy bank.
- Consolidating Student Loans
Consolidating student loans is a process whereby you combine two or more of your student loans into one new loan. While not all student loans may be eligible for consolidation, consolidation may offer several advantages such as streamlining your bill paying and possibly reducing your interest rate and monthly payment amount.