Why Budgets Don’t Work—and What Does

Why Budgets Don’t Work—and What Does

As someone who has spent an inordinate amount of brain cells mulling over money, a well-known pillar of financial wellness is that you need to budget. Here’s the thing: while budgeting is touted by many in the personal finance blogosphere as mission critical to...
Combating the Extra Costs of Being a Woman

Combating the Extra Costs of Being a Woman

We all know being a woman comes with financial challenges. First, there’s the wage gap — in 2018, women earned about 85 percent of what men earned, according to Pew Research. Sad but true: it would take women an extra 39 days (roughly two months) of working full-time...
5 Numbers More Important Than Your Income

5 Numbers More Important Than Your Income

As my friend Mel says, “Numbers are sexy.” We love talking about numbers, and tend to fixate on them — particularly when it comes to how much we earn. “I’m a six-figure freelance designer,” or, “If I take this job, I’ll earn $10,000 more.” We oftentimes measure our...