When I was pregnant, I thought of all the ways I could save money once baby was born. Cloth diapering and breastfeeding were the obvious first choices, followed by the fact that I didn’t have to worry about many parents’ biggest expense: childcare.
The journalism industry isn’t exactly known for having prestigious, high-paying jobs — Anna Wintour, Anderson Cooper, Ta-Nehisi Coates, etc., excluded, of course.
In New England, where I live, winter comes on quickly. Last October I learned that the hard way when a sudden cold snap left me reaching for the thermostat for the first time.
Ever wonder why you can check your credit report for free once per year? Or why the government website that allows those free checks is named AnnualCreditReport.com? Probably because it's a good rule of thumb to keep tabs on your credit report on an annual basis.
Your soft skills are just as important as your hard skills.
New data reveals that the number of women investors is growing — and so are their returns.
Life never slows down. Most people spend their time working 40-plus hours a week, striving to maintain healthy relationships, spending quality time with their spouse and children, and doing something for themselves in their free time.
The leaves are changing colors, temperatures are cooling, and fall is in the air. And although Christmas carols aren’t on the radio yet, the holidays are just around the corner.
Personal branding is all about creating a reputation — aka, a brand — that represents the sum total of your career and professional persona.
When her home renovation project went over budget, Carrie Wiley of New York City found herself with about $18,000 in unexpected credit card debt.
Have you ever stopped to think about what you really want your retirement to look like, aside from having enough money to get by?
We all know that you can negotiate your salary — but can you also negotiate a bigger payout if your company decides to let you go?
Despite my prowess in saving and paying down debt, I have long overlooked one critical piece of a solid financial foundation: investing.
Four years ago, I was sitting at my desk, trying to figure out exactly what I didn’t know about having a writing career.
Co-managing money with your significant other can be one of the most stressful parts of a relationship.
Here’s why – and how – I make traveling a priority in my budget.
If you’re a 20- or 30-something, you’re probably familiar with the “gig economy.”
Most of us think that if you have some cash saved up and are looking to purchase a home, you should always put that cash towards your down payment in order to bring your loan down, right?
You may just be settling into your child’s senior year, but as you well know, college will be here before you know it.
Usually, you can tell when you’ve absolutely bombed an interview.