Financial Tips for the New Year

The Dress for Success community shared their top financial concerns as we head into 2023. Our Savvy Ladies Helpline Volunteers teamed up to help guide and answer their financial questions in a special Ask the Expert session. Savvy Volunteers Ravi Patel and Ross Krause...
Budgeting for Beginners: Your Savvy Guide to Creating a Budget

Budgeting for Beginners: Your Savvy Guide to Creating a Budget

Setting up a solid budget and staying on top of it is the key to taking control of your finances. We know this task can feel daunting. That’s why we’ve created a guide with easy to follow steps you can take to start managing your cash flow, even if...
The Current State of the Economy and How to Protect Your Finances

The Current State of the Economy and How to Protect Your Finances

During two recent free Savvy Ladies sessions, volunteers Richard Ibarra, CFP,APMA, CRPC and Keri Lai financial advisor, both from Ameriprise Financial Services LLC, as well as Amy Irvine from The Rooted Planning Group and Michelle McKinnon, Wealth Advisor at Klingman...
Financial Tips if You Plan on Joining the Great Resignation

Financial Tips if You Plan on Joining the Great Resignation

By Sebastian Francis The Great Resignation, also known as “The Big Quit,” is a recent trend of many workers retiring early or simply quitting their jobs to look for new ones. According to a US Labor Department Government report, over 20 million people...
The Violence Against Women Act is Just in Time

The Violence Against Women Act is Just in Time

On March 16th President Biden signed the Violence Against Women Act which was in legislative limbo since it expired two years ago. This is just in time, as Women’s History Month is nearing a close. The law aims to prevent domestic violence, sexual assault, and...
Financial Abuse and Its Red Flags

Financial Abuse and Its Red Flags

By Sebastian Francis While Savvy Ladies recognizes Financial Literacy Month every April, every month is important when it comes to the role that finances play in prolonging domestic abuse and trapping women in unhealthy and often dangerous relationships.  Financial...
Get Divorce Savvy: Creating Your Own Financially Secure Life

Get Divorce Savvy: Creating Your Own Financially Secure Life

In the fourth and last panel of our Get Divorce Savvy series, hosts Stacy Francis and Lisa Zeiderman welcomed panelists Rona Wexler M.A., ABVW/D, President, TheEmployabilityExpert.com, Emma Johnson, author, financial journalist, Founder of WealthySingleMommy.com,...
Get Divorce Savvy: What is Your Statement of Net Worth?

Get Divorce Savvy: What is Your Statement of Net Worth?

In the second panel of our Get Divorce Savvy series, hosts Stacy Francis and Lisa Zeiderman were joined by Gary B. Rosen, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA, CGMA, partner in Charge of Forensics Valuation and Litigation Service at Marcum LLP for the NY Region, Karen D. Sparks CDFA™,...