Women in History That Impacted Finance
storically, society viewed men as the financially savvy breadwinners, while women were viewed as incapable of accumulating significant wealth. However, trailblazers paved the way for women to step into their financial power by challenging the status quo.
What is the Pink Tax? Which Products and Services Cost More if You’re a Woman?
The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs conducted a study comparing nearly 800 products from more than 90 brands to figure out if there was a price difference between male and female versions of the same product.
Buying a Home in Colombia -- Part 1
International real estate. As a first-generation American with zero generational wealth, those three words are incredibly daunting. Owning real estate in general is something I had absolutely no idea about before this journey.
Celebrities That Have Actually Paid Off People's Student Debt
Have you ever thought of tweeting a celebrity to pay your student loans? Well, it sounds pretty unbelievable, but it has happened!
Living with Family to Pay Debt, Save Money and Buy a Home - My Money Story
My biggest struggle right now is making sure I'm saving and learning about my own future retirement while working towards helping my parents become homeowners.
How This Millennial Paid Off $120,000 in Student Loans While Making Under 6 Figures
I would say rent is one of the most significant expenses, so really spend extra time looking for a relatively cheaper apartment if you’re planning on moving.
Going from Negative to Positive Net Worth - My Money Story
“We have our diploma, but we’re all going back to live in our childhood bedroom, unemployed, with no job prospects.” It was a daunting time for us college graduates then, much like it’s a daunting time for people looking for work today.
Holiday Gift Guide Featuring Women-Owned Businesses
With Cyber Monday and Black Friday this week, we were inspired by our community member, Zarina Citlali, to put together a small business gift guide.
How I’m Prioritizing My Goals While Supporting My Parents
I'm figuring out how to help them retire while figuring out my financial literacy because I also don't know how to prepare myself for this. I tell my parents they aren’t taking anything away from me; they’re making me start early for myself.
Building Generational Wealth While Supporting Family
I think culture does play a role in me wanting to be the backbone of the family, at least for me; being Dominican means you're expected to take care of your parents once they’re older. I think it’s a big burden to carry, and they recognize it since they did it for their parents.
How to Build Up Your Savings Even If You Have Debt
People tend to feel like they are stuck in a cycle where they barely make ends meet every month when their expenses exceed their income. It can be extremely discouraging when this happens, so I suggest looking at your income first.
How Mental Health Influences Our Money Habits
How anxiety presents itself when managing money, the taboo on disclosing personal finances, and habits you can implement today to start a healthy relationship with money.
How to Retire Early Making Under 6 Figures (video)
This single mother started off with $20,000 and she is now an early-retired millionaire, hear how she did it.
My Money Story: Paying off $200,000 in Student Loans in New York
Paying off debt is an accomplishment, not something to be ashamed about... It’s important to balance being frugal with rewarding yourself.
How to Support Your Family Financially During a Time of Crisis
How can you help support your family financially without hurting your own finances in the process?
Side Hustles You Can Start Today 💡
Are you curious about starting your own side hustle to earn a little extra on the side? Check out some of the ideas we gathered to help you start your side hustle today:
Resources to Support Black Communities
Black lives matter. Here are 6 things we are doing and ways you can support.
7 Celebrities who had Student Debt
Celebrities were stuck paying off student loans before they made it big
What Coronavirus Means for your Finances
By now, you’ve heard the 24/7 news alerts about the coronavirus and its quick spread across the globe. Besides the risks to your health, an epidemic will also have an effect on the economy and your money.
Debt Unicorns: How These 4 People Paid Down Student Debt Really Fast
Inspiring and detailed research on how these people paid down their debt really fast.
7 Things to Consider When Negotiating a Salary
The first step to negotiating is to understand what goes into total compensation. This will help you better evaluate your offer and increase your negotiating power
How Would Student Debt Cancellation Work?
Presidential candidates Sanders and Warren want to cancel student debt in the US and make higher public education free for everyone. How would it work? We break it down for you.
How to Start Your Side Hustle
Catalina discusses strategies to help you discover your inner entrepreneur so you can CREATE A PLAN, SHOW-OFF YOUR SKILLS, and GET PAID!
Marie Kondo Your Finances
For those who are watching Netflix, you may have seen the latest popularity of Marie Kondo, the author of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up
My First Intro Call with Snowball
I knew 2018 was the year I wanted a fresh start with my finances - I had been so focused on launching our startup and being part of a rigorous accelerator, that I had neglected that part of my life.
My Money Story: Mariam Razzaghi
Growing up, my family and I didn’t have access to financial literacy. Our only knowledge was to “hustle”...
Why Giving My Family $300 is a Must
Ever since I was young I was taught that family comes first. This meant that, if my mom got sick and someone needed to help out with our family business, I would take a semester off from school to help (no questions asked).
How to Spot Life Insurance Scams
Finding the right life insurance policy for you is a huge decision, especially since you are committing to it for a very long time.
The Drunk Shopping Industry
Drunk shopping turns out to be a common occurrence for alcohol consumers, with 79% of alcohol consumers making at least one drunk purchase in their lifetime.
What You Need to Know About the Latinx Wealth Divide
As Black and Latino households grow to become the majority of the population, we should all be paying attention to the wealth gap that hasn't been fixed.
San Francisco Bay Area Resources to Build Financial Literacy
Financial literacy is crucial to our financial well-being, but it can be hard to know where to get started.
How Much Do Nurses Have in Debt?
The nursing industry is an attractive industry for many due to great starting salaries, growing demands for registered nurses, and opportunities for professional development.
How Beyoncé Manages Her Money
Beyoncé is well known for being a global superstar, but she is also a very savvy businesswoman who has a very smart approach to managing her personal finances.
The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards
A balance transfer is a good option to get rid of debt. We review which ones are the best!
Rich Dad Poor Dad Summary
Rich Dad Poor Dad teaches readers how to adopt the right mindset for building wealth.
"I Will Teach You to be Rich" Book Summary
I Will Teach You to be Rich is a great introduction to thinking smarter about your finances.
The Most Inspiring Financial Goals 2019
As we are all getting ready for strong 2019, it's time to evaluate the year and set some goals. Here are some goal ideas based on where you are at
How to Fill out a W-9 2019
The W-9 Form is most commonly filled out by taxpayers who work as a freelancer or independent contractor rather than a full-time employee.
What Does It Mean When “The Fed Raises Interest Rates”?
Your credit card interest just went up -- here's why!
What Is The FIRE Community?
There are some people retiring and traveling the world by their 30s. Here's how they do it...
Salary Negotiation With Real Leverage
Negotiating for a role can feel daunting. While we can’t boil the down the entire process into a single blog post, we do think there are some key areas to focus on...
Getting Hacked: How to Protect Yourself
We have all heard the horror stories. A friend or colleague's credit card getting hacked and ending up with $5K in charges AND months of back and forth with the bank to dispute it. We did the research for you, so that you can take a few easy steps to protect yourself from a hacking situation.
Look Into the Finances of a 28 Year Old in NY
We interviewed "Marie" and went deep into her financial situation and how she thinks about her finances.
Prenups: Top Financial Considerations
You're in love. But, you also have a financial plan. Or, their entire family have signed prenups and they *have* to sign one. Who do you ask for an objective opinion?