Emergency Funds 201: Where to Stash Your Savings
Personal finance journalist and Get Rich Slowly blogger Kristin Wong knows a thing or two about emergency funds: She’s researched and written extensively about the topic. In this two-part series about emergency…
Emergency Funds 101: When, Why and How Much to Save
Emergency funds are an important piece of a sound financial plan. Personal finance journalist and blogger Kristin Wong learned the value of an emergency fund the hard way after college,…
Kitchen Bath Trends
As housing sales have begun to improve, architects report that they are finding more homeowners inquiring about home improvements, and especially kitchens and bathrooms. They’re the last spaces to be…
Encore Career Finding a Job in Retirement
Marci Alboher is a leading voice in the advocacy of encore careers—later-in-life work that combine personal meaning, continued income and social impact. Marci has been rethinking the world of work…
Don’t Let Your Emotions Get the Best of Your Finances
Confusion, fear and an inability to stay grounded often drive people to do dumb things with their money, says Carl Richards, author of the New York Times Bucks Blog and…
Disaster Advice From The ‘Survival Mom’ – Panic Less, Prepare More
A former teacher and suburban mother of two, Lisa Bedford is a blogger known as The Survival Mom. She encourages a calm, common-sense approach to planning for uncertainty in her…
Why Drinking Lattes and Working More Can Make You Happier
Laura Vanderkam offers a total rethink about financial planning in her new book, All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know about Getting and Spending. Every dollar…