Kelly Burch

Kelly Burch
Should You Send Your Child to Preschool?

Should You Send Your Child to Preschool?

For the first three years of my child’s life, I didn’t have to pay for childcare. My work-from-home job gave me some flexibility, and I had a family member nearby who helped look after my daughter.
When Does Self-Care Turn Into Splurging?

When Does Self-Care Turn Into Splurging?

In the past few years, “self-care” has popped up everywhere. Women are told that we don’t do enough of it, so we’re encouraged to buy another massage, get a manicure, or treat ourselves to something nice. The problem is that all that self-care spending can have a big impact on our bank accounts.
Why We Strike

Why We Strike

Yesterday, Migdalia Rivera was on strike. Taking the day away from work wasn’t convenient for her, but the strike was incredibly important to her as a Latina woman and single mom.
How Much You Should Really Spend on a House

How Much You Should Really Spend on a House

When Sarah and Brandon Perkins began shopping for a house last year, they knew exactly how much they could afford to pay each month. But when their lender came back with an approval, they were surprised to see that it…

How Do You Buy a House

How Do You Buy a House

Owning a home is supposed to be part of the American Dream, but the buying process can seem more like a nightmare at times. As my husband and I prepared to buy our first home last year, I was shocked…