Nancy Mann Jackson

Nancy Mann Jackson
Are You and Your Sweetheart Financially Compatible?

Are You and Your Sweetheart Financially Compatible?

It’s the month of celebrating love, but financial conflicts can dampen celebrations—and entire relationships. If you share finances with a spouse or significant other (or if you plan to in the future), you probably already know that you…

Changes to Obamacare Affordable Care Act

Changes to Obamacare Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has become a polarizing political issue over the past several years. Americans are deeply divided over their views of the law, and while leaders on both sides of the aisle seem to…

President Donald Trump and Your Taxes  part 2

President Donald Trump and Your Taxes part 2

On Tuesday we covered how the new administration will affect your taxes.

A new president has taken office, and a centerpiece of his campaign included promises to strengthen American businesses and create new jobs. While large corporations, such as Carrier…

President Donald Trump and Your Taxes

President Donald Trump and Your Taxes

As a new administration takes up residence in the White House, most Americans are preparing to file their 2016 taxes. But if the new administration has its way, the tax-paying process could look quite different a year from now…

Flexible Side Gigs to Bring in Extra Income

Flexible Side Gigs to Bring in Extra Income

Making extra money is always a bonus. No contest.

Here are 6 simple side gigs to get you started:
 

1. Start Consulting
The Second Shift, founded in 2014, addresses the needs of highly skilled professional women seeking flexible…

How to Get Out of Medical Debt

How to Get Out of Medical Debt

The good news first. More than 16 million previously uninsured Americans are now covered by Obamacare. The bad news: It sure doesn’t cover medical debt. And 70 percent of us are still struggling to get rid of it, according…

6 Women Revamping Their Family Businesses

6 Women Revamping Their Family Businesses

If you grew up spending afternoons helping out with the family business, you may have sworn never to return. But for some, the opportunity to lead one offers a chance to breathe fresh life into an enterprise that’s so…

What Are the New Overtime Rules?

What Are the New Overtime Rules?

This week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) passed new rules that require every employer in the country to pay overtime to any employee who earns a salary less than $47,476, regardless of their duties, starting on December…

The Best Store Credit Cards

The Best Store Credit Cards

It may be tempting to impulsively sign up for a store credit card to get a quick discount, but you can get more out of your rewards — and avoid big interest charges — if you’re strategic.

If…

What to Do With Your Tax Refund

What to Do With Your Tax Refund

So you’re getting a refund. And you’re imagining how you’ll celebrate: Fund your next vacation, maybe? Or buy a new spring wardrobe?

While it’s certainly okay to treat yourself, it’s…

It’s Never Too Late to Plan for Retirement

It’s Never Too Late to Plan for Retirement

If you’re one of the 31 percent of Americans with no retirement savings or pension, then you may be feeling overwhelmed by the daunting prospect of catching up.

But don’t feel defeated or give up. &ldquo…

Spring Cleaning for Your Finances

Spring Cleaning for Your Finances

Spring is just around the corner. It’s the time of year for sweeping the dead leaves off the porch, scrubbing the windows, and clearing the cobwebs. But don’t stop with your physical spaces. Spring is also a perfect…

How to Fix a Tax Mistake

How to Fix a Tax Mistake

Do you ever wonder if you’re really filing your tax return correctly? Do you worry about a possible audit by the IRS? If so, you’re not alone.

Sometimes tax returns do end in difficulties. Maybe you checked the…

What Should I Save for After My Emergency Fund

What Should I Save for After My Emergency Fund

Once you’ve built your emergency fund, take a minute to congratulate yourself. Having a buffer of three to six months’ worth of living expenses safely tucked away is a huge relief — and a significant accomplishment.
But what’s next…

What Is Divorce Mediation?

What Is Divorce Mediation?

More than 800,000 married couples divorce each year in the U.S., according to government figures. And not only do most of those divorces come with expensive legal tabs, but divorcing spouses can end up in dire financial straits…