"I agree with Ian here. When you get married, then buy the house your wife wants (let her pick it out). Buy one now and you'll just be selling it in a few years (too few to make any money off it).
Live like you're still a…"
"i would say do NOT buy a house. such a huge purchase will only be a millstone around your neck if you want to move. buying a house is no longer an 'investment in your future'. it is not a sure thing that house values…"
"Congratulations! You've got a degree now... but remember to be humble about how much you know.
My only regret from my first job out of college was plowing into a major project on day 1 thinking "man, I've got this... I'll knock…"
"Get a job you bum!!! Seriously, do you have one lined up or accepted an offer yet? If not use your school's Career Service, network with alumni, LinkedIn is also a good networking site, don't pay for a job placement service."
"Get a job.
Sorry. But, if you aren't being overwhelmed with offers in your field, you will need some income to keep a roof overhead and bread (or Ramen) on the table while you seek an appropriate professional career."
"Get credit cards and pay 'em off every month (or don't use 'em).
Buy a house as soon as you have a sufficient down payment.
Invest in stocks when you can, but wisely -- see motleyfool.com.
Pay off any debts you incurred.
Hi there Ryan. Welcome to AoM. Also, thought I'd give you a friendly invite to check out my relatively new group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
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