Thinking a lot about that credit card balance? Trying to save for that thing you want? Let's throw some money at our problems.
Rachel Laban didn't think she would ever invest money in the stock market—until one day when she did.
OK, I am a young professional with a good job that I got in 2008 after graduating college. Since my hiring, I've managed to put away about $12,000 into a savings account, and a few months ago my parents gifted me another $20,000 because they gave up on me ever having a wedding.