Graduation Advice

Graduating from college is a huge step in any young professional’s life. But even when they’re done with school, new graduates have a lot to learn when it comes to financial planning for the future. Luckily, they don’t have to do it alone. InvestorPlace has advice for new graduates on topics from portfolio asset allocation to refinancing student loans to impressing potential employers at your job interview. Everything a young adult needs to put down the beer bong and pick up some bearer bonds.

Money Moves for Recent Grads: Top Finance Tips for College Graduates

We can't answer every question you have about post-collegiate life, but when it comes to finance advice, InvestorPlace has new grads covered.

Top Grad Stocks 2021: 7 Bullseye Stock Picks Perfect for College Grads

Unsure how to navigate the world after college? These seven top grad stocks can help you ace the next chapter of your life.

Top Grad Stocks 2021: Disney Teaches Investors What’s Really Important

Disney may not mean much to a college graduate at the moment. But it will, and that's one of many reasons that DIS stock makes a great gift for graduates.

Balancing Portfolio Risk And Reward: Asset Allocation for New Graduates

Balancing your first portfolio can be a daunting task, especially for recent graduates just entering the world of investing. Here's how new graduates can allocate their assets for big long-term gains.

When College Grads Should (And Shouldn’t) Refinance Student Loans

Refinancing student loans can give you more favorable terms of repayment, but it isn't for everyone. Here's everything new grads need to know to make the best choice for them.

Retirement Funds for Rookies: Everything New Grads Need To Know

The end of your career is probably the last thing on your mind, especially when it’s barely begun. But it’s never too early to start investing in yourself.

Advice From HR: Teaching New Grads How To Land Their First Job

When it comes to interview advice, the best people to ask are the professionals; our colleagues over in Human Resources offer their advice for new graduates looking to land their first job.

First-Time Health Insurance Tips And Tricks for New Graduates

They might be done with school, but when it comes to their first job health insurance, new graduates have a lot to learn. Here's what you need to know to navigate your employee benefits.

New Graduates Can Save Money — And the World — Through Impact Investing

Who said you can't walk and chew gum at the same time? New graduates don't have to choose between their morals and their money when it comes to impact investing.

Top Grad Stocks 2021: An Apple Stock a Day Keeps the Losses Away

Colleges graduate thousands of students each year. As they enter the working world this is the stock to buy and hold forever.

Top Grad Stocks 2021: Lock In Long-Term Dividends With Lockheed Martin

As new graduates look to invest, they can be sure of long-term, growing dividends and strong catalysts for growth with LMT stock.

Money Moves for Recent Grads: Michigan State University Professor Stephen Schiestel

"Young people have investment horizons stretching decades so they can afford to take on market risk."

Money Moves for Recent Grads: eMoney Advisor CFP Amanda Gutierrez

"New graduates should get ahead of the curve when it comes to financial education to set themselves up for financial success."

Money Moves for Recent Grads: Lehigh University Professor Jesus Salas

"Graduates will be very happy that they took advantage of employer matching of 401-k contributions. That should be the most important priority for all recent graduates. Investments to retirement made early in your employment career will have the biggest impact later in life."

Money Moves for Recent Grads: University of San Diego Professor Joshua Della Vedova

"The existence of highly speculative assets does not change the fundamental theories of finance."

Top Grad Stocks 2021: Crypto Demand Will Push Litecoin Higher

Litecoin has skyrocketed in 2021 along with the broader cryptomarket. The current decline in price offers a better entry point to Litecoin.

Top Grad Stocks 2021: PayPal Stock Is a Buy and Hold Forever Investment

Fintech darling PYPL stock will keep shining on

Top Grad Stocks 2021: Amazon Makes for the Best Graduation Gift

Studying Amazon is a great way to get continuing education in how companies evolve and change. The fact that it can also make a graduate some serious money is almost secondary.

Top Grad Stocks 2021: Target Is a Lifetime Buy-and-Hold

Are you a bargain shopper? If so, then Target stock should be right up your alley as it offers rock-sold value through bull and bear markets.

Money Moves for Recent Grads: UT Dallas Professor David M. Cordell

New graduates are entering a market radically reshaped by Covid-19. Here's how to maximize your money when you're fresh out of school.