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4 Money-Saving Apps for Moms

4 Money-Saving Apps for Moms

When it comes to being a mom, there are a million things to manage: keeping your children safe, healthy and thriving, balancing your career, even leaving some time for your spouse. It’s no surprise that trying to save money…

Should You Send Your Child to Preschool?

Should You Send Your Child to Preschool?

For the first three years of my child’s life, I didn’t have to pay for childcare. My work-from-home job gave me some flexibility, and I had a family member nearby who helped look after my daughter.
Strong is the New Pretty

Strong is the New Pretty

I simply refuse to believe that it is emotionally, psychologically, or physically healthy for young girls to be exposed to the endless supply of unrealistic images of beauty via social media.
Banking on Women and Girls

Banking on Women and Girls

I come from a long line of risk-takers, which is ironic since my family was in the business of managing risk: banking. My great-grandfather came to America when he was 21 years old to build a better life…

Why Fathers Should Take Parental Leave

Why Fathers Should Take Parental Leave

When expectant father Brian asked his boss about paternity leave, his boss thought he meant maternity leave — the company didn’t offer it for men. The company ended up granting Brian just 1.7 days to spend with…

What I’d Teach My Daughter About Money

What I’d Teach My Daughter About Money

Many of the women I see in my financial planning practice have been through divorce. Many are experiencing for the first time what it is like to live independently. I hear familiar themes with respect to money — phrases like…