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30-year-old Guen Garrido posted an Instagram video of herself celebrating paying off student debt.

‘It’s our generation’s milestone’: From Sallie Mae-themed music videos to popping debt balloons, here are all the ways people ...

Business Insider spoke with 6 people who threw parties, made music videos, or booked vacations to celebrate paying off their loans.
Wedding guest expenses add up.

I went to 6 weddings this summer. Here’s how much I spent.

I'm honored to have been included in my friends' weddings, but my wallet definitely took a hit. Here's a breakdown of what I spent and how I saved.
Don't make these mistakes with your money as you near retirement age.

The 7 biggest money mistakes people make before they retire

Your retirement should be your golden years. But if you make some of these mistakes, it could become a time of financial stress.
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I spent 10 years working in finance and I’m convinced robo-advisers are better than human advisers for 5 reasons

Ditching your human financial adviser is scary. But this MBA says a robo-adviser is more likely to make the right decisions with your money.
The author, Natalia Lusinski, in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

How to create a travel budget and stick to it, according to someone who’s been traveling abroad for over 2 years

It's easy to overspend when you're not in your home country. Protect your wallet with these tips from an expert at traveling abroad.
Smile! You're doing a good job.

6 signs you’re saving enough money

It's always hard to tell if you're saving enough money, but "enough" is different for everyone. Here are some signs that you're on the right track.
The author, Jamie Friedlander, stopped shopping online for two months to see how it would affect her spending.

I gave up online shopping for 2 months and learned 7 fascinating things about the way I spend money

To say I have an online shopping problem would be an understatement. Here's what happened when I quit for two months.
The author, Sarah Wells, and her boyfriend.

My boyfriend and I make $55,000 in one of the most expensive cities in the US — here’s how we live and what we spend money on

Seeking financial stability as an early twenty-something is no easy task. Here's how one couple does it in Boston.
The average tipper tips about 15% to 20%.

Here’s how much you should tip in every situation

If you've ever wondered how much you should tip a waiter, bartender, cab driver, hotel bellman, or barista, look no further.
Plenty of women on the Insider Picks team have tried RTR Unlimited after reading a rave review from teammate Lauren Lyons Cole.

17 products and services we bought based on glowing reviews from our coworkers

We review a lot of products here at Insider Picks, so it's pretty common that we take each others recommendations when we're looking for new stuff to buy.