Personal Growth

Finding Financial Health in a Pandemic-Changed World

By: Jessica Larson Financial issues have come to the forefront during the pandemic, a fact that’s even more true for women than for others. Worldwide, the pandemic is projected to widen the gender poverty gap, pushing more women than men into extreme poverty, with a...

Reaching Financial Independence On Any Income

By: Nadia Busseuil The movement is gaining popularity, but the news still hasn’t reached the majority of women. F.I.R.E. is an acronym that stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. Even if retiring early is not your main agenda, the premise of F.I.R.E. can help...

How to Save Even When You Don’t Think You Can

By: Ashley Patrick Sometimes it can feel like the world is against us and no matter what we do, we can’t seem to get ahead. Every time we try to save money, something “pops” up that we didn’t think about or plan for. Even though it can feel like no matter what we do,...

After College: Strategies for Your College Finance Plan

By: Tom Melecki We’ve discussed why students and their families need College Finance Plans (CFPs) and summarized strategies to use in your CFP’s “Before College” and “During College” phases. Let’s review some “After College” strategies. Almost 70% of college graduates...

Gathering and Leveraging Resources

by Elisa BalabramCurrently most if not all humans are facing stress, some are sick, some are overworked, some are unemployed, some businesses are closed or might close, some parents are homeschooling their kids unintendedly, some are mourning loved ones, some are...

Financial Tips for Moving Out on Your Own

By: Ted JamesMoving out on your own for the first time can be exciting, scary, and confusing all at the same time. And when it comes to your finances, there are several things you should be prepared to handle. Saving money, raising your credit score, building credit,...

4 Ways to Secure a Financially Sound Future

By: Ted JamesWith a new baby comes infinite joy and a great deal of added expenses and responsibilities, too. Of course, the bulk of these boils down to your finances, which is why financial planning is not only prudent but a real necessity at this point in your...