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.
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.
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.
Four years ago, I was sitting at my desk, trying to figure out exactly what I didn’t know about having a writing career.
Here’s what happened when I started outsourcing — and why I’m never going back.
Last year my husband and I were diligently searching for a school to send our daughter to. One thing I didn’t think to ask about was the schools’ approaches to teaching kids about money.
It’s 2017, and women are supposed to be equals in the workplace. For many, workdays are also filled with small and subtle reminders that the work environment wasn’t designed with them in mind.
It was a month before my freshman year of college was set to begin, and I was stuck.
Last year I went to my first work conference since I began freelancing full-time when my daughter was born three years ago.
When I say I’m a freelancer, people tend to think that I only work when I feel like it or that I dabble in projects here and there. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
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.
We talked to 10 mothers to find out what it’s really like to be a pumping mom on the job.
I took a deep dive into my family's monthly expenses: what we made, what we spent, and what surprised me.
Today, we celebrate the 4th of July and our country’s independence. That got us thinking about financial independence: what is it, whether we have it, and if we believe it’s achievable in our lives.
We asked seven women…
We asked financial experts whether 529s really are the best option for savings for kids. Here’s what they said:
Women are actually better investors than men – we just don’t realize it yet, a new study found.
There have been many questions about whether New York’s free tuition program is really a game changer for a higher education system in crisis.
While the kids have been counting down to summer break with unbridled glee, you might be approaching summer vacation with mounting stress.
“It would be a full-time job in the office.” These were the words I had been waiting years to hear, and yet they were filling me with a slight sense of panic.
Across the country, parents are struggling to afford childcare, which can cost more than 12 percent of a two-parent family’s income.