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.
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.
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.
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.
Here’s what happened when I started outsourcing — and why I’m never going back.
Lately, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what direction I need to be taking my finances.
Back when I was trying to furiously pay down debt, I became enamored with the show Extreme Couponing.
It’s no secret that having a baby is expensive. In fact, for a baby born in 2017, parents can expect to spend an average of $14,260 each year.
Women in tech, innovation, and entrepreneurship have historically had some pretty big hurdles to clear.
By now, you’ve almost certainly heard about mindfulness — the trendy practice of living in the now by paying attention to your thoughts.
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.
A healthy work-life balance is a laudable goal that most people aspire to. In fact, a flexible schedule has become one of the most sought-after elements of a job.
One of the worst parts of being an adult is spending money on the essential, yet boring, expenses like utilities, taxes, and transportation.
When I was pregnant with my first child, I thought about my health a lot.
“Ohhh, I have to hide these shopping bags, my husband is going to kill me!” my friend said, her arms laden with her latest haul.
I’m 50 years old and haven’t start saving for retirement yet. What are some retirement catch-up strategies?