Kelly Burch

Kelly Burch
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.
What It’s Like to Be a Mom Pumping at Work

What It’s Like to Be a Mom Pumping at Work

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends feeding infants just breast milk for six months and nursing them for at least a year, continuing as long as mom and baby are both happy. Unfortunately, most American moms have to return to…

Meeting The Crippling Costs Of Childcare

Meeting The Crippling Costs Of Childcare

 

A recent Care.com survey found that childcare costs are having a massive impact on the well-being of American parents. The average national daycare rate for one child is over $200 per week, while an au pair or…

The Financial Lessons We’re Thankful For

The Financial Lessons We’re Thankful For

Whether you are single or married, raising kids or childfree, chances are, you spend a lot of time making financial decisions. In fact, one recent study from Prudential found that 95 percent of women are the financial decision-makers in…

I Used to Be Poor, Now I’m Not

I Used to Be Poor, Now I’m Not

Last week I logged onto my mobile banking app to move some money from my savings account into my checking account. An alert popped up telling me I had exceeded my monthly transfer limit.