Financial Considerations When Having a Baby

By: Emily GrahamBeing pregnant is a wonderful experience, but it can be worrisome too. Many moms-to-be get overwhelmed with concern about the baby’s health, the challenges of motherhood, and the financial stresses of being pregnant and having a baby. Let’s look at the...

International Women’s Day 2019

March 8th is International Women’s Day. It is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter. Better...

Tax Help for Your 2018 Filing

2018 Marginal Income Tax Rates and BracketsRevised  Income Brackets and Marginal Tax Rates  What are marginal tax rates?  It’s the percentage of your income that you pay in taxes.  Good news –the brackets (or income ranges) were lowered so most of...

How well do you receive money?

By: Liz WolfeI recently read a moving and insightful book called 365 Thank Yous: The Year a Simple Act of Daily Gratitude Changed My Life by John Kralik.  It’s a true story of a man who completely turned his life around when he decided to write a thank you...

Money Talks – Get in on the Conversation

By: Liz WolfeA hot topic these days is why the “1%” have accumulated so much wealth.  Perhaps you’ve seen the video that went viral demonstrating, with impressive graphics and mind-boggling statistics the chasm between the nation’s wealthiest and the bottom...
5 Tips for Educating Kids About Money

5 Tips for Educating Kids About Money

By: Allison PearsonTalking about money is difficult for most of us. Sometimes, talking about money to a family member is even more difficult.Growing up, I was fortunate to have parents who prioritized my financial education from an early age. When I was a teenager, my...

Instead of Spending, Teenagers Can Turn to Saving

by Samantha Cueto When Should Teens Start a Savings Account? As soon as a teenager begins to spend the money that they earn, they should start considering opening a savings account. According to an ING Direct study, a surprisingly large percentage of teenagers...