Uh oh! That Unexpected Bill…

by Jillian Beirne DaviIt’s a common scenario.  You’re chugging along, getting your finances in order, paying your bills on time, keeping your spending down and brown baggin’ it to work.  You are SO in control and feeling on top of the world!And then. ...

10 Nice Things To Do For People That Won’t Cost Much!

by Emily Co , Associate Editor, SavvySugarAlthough it’s good to focus on your own happiness, it’s always beneficial to spread the joy around. In fact, studies have shown that people who perform kind acts see a boost in mood. Since today is world kindness...

Eat Right for Your Body and Your Bank Account

by Loni Markman, MA, CHHCAre you one of the many people who are under the impression that eating healthy means spending more money? As a nutrition and positive body coach, I hear it all the time. “Eating whole foods is too expensive” or “I want to feed my family...

Saving Vs. Letting Go

by Liz WolfeMy husband Jon’s grandparents lived right around the corner from him while he was growing up, and I was lucky to have met Jon while they were still alive.    During the early years of my relationship with Jon, it was a form of entertainment...

Budgeting: How To Be Realistic

by Carly LanceCreating a budget is never an easy task. It seems like we always underestimate how often we go out in a given week. That $100 you budgeted for entertainment this month can go quickly if you like to have a few drinks or get your nails done every weekend....

Do You Have A Scarcity Mindset?

From our earliest childhood memories, most of us remember hearing specific messages about money from the adults that took care of us. What did you hear when you were growing up? Was money hard to come by? Was it tight? Did you hear the adults around you arguing about money? Did it feel like there was never enough for everyone to feel good?

Celebrity Inc

As part of her MoneyZen series, women and money expert Manisha Thakor highlights every day personal finance lessons that can be extracted from Jo Piazza’s new book Celebrity, Inc. 

The Rise Of The “Sugar Mamma”

Money expert Manisha Thakor discusses the rise of the female breadwinner and co-breadwinner in America. In particular she highlights the growing interest in financial education by working women seeking financial freedom and financial security.