Tag Archive: Personal Finance

5 Financial Wake Up Calls for College Grads

June 9, 2020

Graduation may mark the culmination of 16 plus years of studies and hard work, but the relief and joy of college completion barely sets in before the jarring start of  “real world” fiscal responsibilities, especially amidst a COVID-19 pandemic in which the access to the coming-of-age ceremonies are rather limited and the employment world looks more confusing than ever.   While... View Article

Love and Money: Negotiating Finances as a Couple

May 22, 2020

According to a 2014 Consumer Services survey by Experian, half of married couples in the U.S. say that credit scores are important to them when choosing a mate.  Participants went so far as to rank “financial responsibility” as more important than “physical attractiveness” or “career ambition”, and “financial compatibility” higher than “sex and intimacy”.  In other words, the ability to communicate openly... View Article

Candid Financial Parenting

May 22, 2020

I wear two very important hats in my life, that of a Certified Financial Planner® and that of a mom to two amazing boys. From time-to-time those two worlds coincide beautifully and there are others where they both compete for my attention. But I know in my core that they both are a part of my mission and purpose in... View Article