student loans

Should I Pay Off my Student Loans?

Gosh, student loans are becoming a trickier and trickier subject as the years go on. On one side you have people telling you to get out of student debt as soon as possible, and on the other you have people telling you you shouldn’t worry about student loans and use the money for something else. … Continue reading “Should I Pay Off my Student Loans?”


internships

Interview: How to Apply for Internships and Stand Out

Welcome to Financially Mint’s first ever recorded interview! I had the honour of interviewing Jalpan Dave, a mechanical engineer currently living in Singapore and with some great experience working at internships in college. Listen to it right here:     The sound sometimes echoes a bit and I make some weird noises during the call, … Continue reading “Interview: How to Apply for Internships and Stand Out”


property investing

What The F%@K is Property Investing?

Property investing? The F@%K is that? In the US it’s more commonly known as ‘real estate’, but in the UK people like to get fancy and call it ‘property investing’. It’s basically the same thing, just each one follows each country’s rules. Here’s what we’re going to be covering today: 1- What is property investing/real … Continue reading “What The F%@K is Property Investing?”


credit cards

Student Guide: Credit Cards

A new tool recently added to Financially Mint: Student guides. These guides will be explained in easy to understand human words and will cover the most important parts of certain finance topics: a nice combination of ‘WTF is …’ and ‘Now how do I do it?’. Detailed and in-depth: a great resource. Aaaand our first … Continue reading “Student Guide: Credit Cards”


money mistakes

How I Manage Money in College – Money Mistakes

Second of the ‘How I manage money in college’ series! I am happy to present Jalpan Dave from Passive Income Engineering and his article on the important money mistakes he made in college and what he would have done differently. Some really great info here!   The story My first encounter with the importance of money … Continue reading “How I Manage Money in College – Money Mistakes”


idea machine results

Becoming an Idea Machine: Results

3 months ago I wrote this post: Money Experiment 4: Becoming an Idea Machine. My goal was very simple: become an idea machine by writing down 10 different ideas everyday. I took this idea from James Altucher, a world famous entrepreneur who attributes his success to his constant generation of ideas. I thought hmmm wouldn’t … Continue reading “Becoming an Idea Machine: Results”


investing (uk)

Simple Steps to Start Investing in College (UK)

Today I’m really excited to post another interview on this website! I had the honour of interviewing Michael from FoxyMonkey on the subject of investing for university students in the UK. I wanted to talk to someone who had experience and who could give actionable advice to students, so I hammered him with questions and … Continue reading “Simple Steps to Start Investing in College (UK)”


How I Manage Money in College Series – Student Debt

I am very excited to present the first post of the series ‘How I manage money in college’! The series will feature graduates as well as current students, offering tips and strategies to manage money in college. I’m hoping these stories will inspire other students to take action and also show us all that we’re … Continue reading “How I Manage Money in College Series – Student Debt”


online surveys

Money Experiment 7: Earn Money with Online Surveys

If you’re as active on the web as me, you probably have been hammered with blog posts and even emails about how you should sign up for this and that to get a $5 bonus and start making money completing surveys. I swear a day does not pass without someone publishing an article about how … Continue reading “Money Experiment 7: Earn Money with Online Surveys”


Mastering the Art of Traveling on a Student Budget

Traveling on a student budget is truly an art: there’s the research, the budgeting, the adapting, the planning. It’s about making the most out of a little, and mastering that is a proper skill. Traveling is also such an important part of ‘growing up’ (yes we’re still growing). It opens up your mind and your … Continue reading “Mastering the Art of Traveling on a Student Budget”