Apps to Actually Help Millennials Save Money

Feb 17, 2015 by Feather The Nest

Millennials aren’t doing a great job saving. According to Federal Reserve data, about half of Americans have not saved a single dime for retirement. And in a recent survey, only 68 percent of Americans said they’re spending less money than they make. According to Moody’s, the Millennial generation has a savings rate of negative 2 percent…. Keep Reading →

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8 Tips To Buy A Home Without Any Inviting Any Financial Stress Dreaming of owning a home without any debts? Don’t be discouraged because of the sky-high price of houses. Your dream is not impractical or absurd. You can buy a home without any mortgage. All you need is strong  determination, hard work, proper strategy… Keep Reading →

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At the holidays everyone is trying to think of the best, creative, thoughtful present to give the people they care about in their lives. And even though our family and friends have good intentions, they are sometimes the worst gift givers. The best way to get what you want for the holidays is to ASK… Keep Reading →

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15 Awesome Ways To Save For A House

Nov 24, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Saving for a house is hard. It is a long road to saving for a house but you have to start somewhere. Here are 15 awesome ways to save money for a down payment – some big and some small but every penny counts. Sell your Harley Davidson. Make your own salad dressing. Down size… Keep Reading →

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Psychology of Asking for Money

Nov 12, 2014 by Feather The Nest

“Mom, can I have $20 bucks?” Asking for money can be scary, awkward and hard. We actually spend a lot of time in throughout our lives asking for money or thinking about asking for money. Teenagers ask their parents all the time for money, or at least I did when I was a teenager.  I… Keep Reading →

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Six Easy Tips To Start A House Fund

Nov 04, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Time to get serious about saving for a down payment for a house. You will need more than this cute house fund jar to save for your down payment. If you are getting serious about saving for a down payment or a home improvement, here are 6 tips to start your house fund. 1. Create… Keep Reading →

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The countdown to Christmas is officially on. So what’s on your list this year? A new sweater, maybe a new iPhone. What if you asked your friends and family to donate to a fund for a home improvement instead? That is what one of our nesters is doing this year. Alicia Figeroa plans to include… Keep Reading →

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Crowdfund your down payment

Sep 08, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Photo credit: Saving enough for a down payment on a house can be difficult, but Feather The Nest can help you fund your down payment through the generosity of your friends and family. In lieu of receiving gifts for an upcoming wedding, baby shower, birthday or even Christmas – use Feather The Nest to… Keep Reading →