Women are inspiring. They hold high-power positions across different industries; they start their own businesses; they raise families. In fact, more than 70 percent of American women with children are in the work force.
As a low-income person and parent, I wanted to dig into my own family’s budget both for myself, and to give people a little glimpse of what living on less really looks like.
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.
Before I got married, my husband and I talked about our financial situation, and we both agreed that I’d support our family so he could focus his full attention on school.
After spending one too many late nights at the office, who among us hasn’t fantasized from time to time about leaving all of our responsibilities behind and heading to some far-off location?
Though many workers take on a side hustles by choice rather than out of necessity, some do so to stay afloat while searching for a more supportive or stable job.
Child identity theft isn’t a new phenomenon, but it is a problem that continues to grow.
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…
As someone who spent many long years working retail from high school through college, Black Friday has never been a favorite day of mine.
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.
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.
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.