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Why I Would Rather Get COVID Than Move With PODS Again

Sometimes when you try to save money, it ends up costing you way more. And sometimes, it doesn’t only cost you more money but time, and I’ve long said that(Read more)

How To Cure Financial Anxiety

In addition to pandemic and post-election anxiety, many of us are also having financial anxiety right now. Whether it’s because of job losses during Covid or the uncertainty of the future, the(Read more)

Five Things I Learned From My Nightmare Moving With PODS

This summer, I moved from New York to Los Angeles. To make things easier on myself, I tried using PODS, a moving and storage company that markets itself as being(Read more)

How To Teach Your Kids (and Yourself!) About Money

Teaching kids about money is not easy. No five-year-old wants to sit in front of the computer learning how to do online banking or watching their parents write a check.(Read more)

Where To Put That Mani Money

When you’re thinking about how to allocate your money, remember the 3 E’s—essentials, endgame, and extras. You should be putting the majority of your take-home pay (65%) into Essentials, 30(Read more)

So, You Wanna Be An Influencer?

Social media platforms like Instagram and Tik Tok only seem to be getting more prominent and more popular. With the pandemic, we’re turning towards these platforms more than usual. They’ve(Read more)

How To Use Your Love Language To Get Ahead In Your Career

My love language is gifting, and I do it a lot. In addition to some wild gifts I’ve given over the years, I now send a bunch of Eternal Fleurs(Read more)

How Dating Financial Dynamics Have Changed

Dating is a tricky business and even trickier during COVID. “Who pays the bill on the first date?” has become “if they offer to order you dinner, do you give(Read more)

How To Stretch Your Stimulus Check & Save Money

So, you received your stimulus check from the government. That’s great! You’ve gotten over the first hurdle. Now what to do with that $1,200? (if that’s how much you received).(Read more)

Getting Rid Of Bad Investments

We’ve all been there. That toxic ex whose Instagram we can’t stop stalking or continuing to buy sneakers online (even though we already have twenty sitting unworn in the closet).(Read more)

How to Keep Kicking A$$ During COVID

We keep hearing that life is “on pause,” but actually, this is a time to thrive. You don’t need to put yourself or your business on hold just because you(Read more)

How Are The Kardashian-Jenners Recession-Proof?

Every person on the planet has been affected in some way or other by the pandemic. Either emotionally, personally, financially, or all three. While everyone is dealing with it the(Read more)

5 Ways To Stop Drunk Shopping

Drunk might be funny, but it’s not cool. According to a study of more than 2,000 alcohol-consuming American adults, drunk shopping is an estimated $45 billion per year industry with(Read more)

How To Make Up $$ You Lost With Your Side Hustle

Thanks to COVID-19, we now need side hustles for our side hustles. A lot of traditional side hustles dried up when restaurants, bars, and coffee shops closed–and the uncertainty over(Read more)

You Got Furloughed, Now What?

Before the pandemic, getting furloughed wasn’t exactly a familiar situation. It still isn’t. There’s a lot of confusion about what being furloughed actually means. Do I still have a job?(Read more)

5 Ways To Job Hunt During A Recession

Let’s face it. Nobody likes to job hunt. It’s time-consuming, filled with rejection, and quite frankly, sucks. These feelings are exacerbated by the fact that chances are you aren’t going(Read more)

Your Options For Student Loans Right Now

I’m sure you have heard of “good debt” and “bad debt.” The former includes student loans and the latter includes credit card debt. It’s like “good fat” and “bad fat”(Read more)

Top 4 Myths About The Stimulus Checks

I’ve been hearing confusion all day today about stimulus checks and it’s time to set the record straight! Don’t believe these 4 myths: You need to sign up or register(Read more)

What Do These 7 Employment Terms Actually Mean?

The dialogue surrounding unemployment has almost become as daunting as the issue itself. Job uncertainty is stressful enough. Don’t let the jargon give you more anxiety. Here are a few(Read more)

6 Ways To Deal With Market Fluctuations

I know it feels like you need a valium these days to look at the market. My advice (coming from a former network news anchor): try not to check the(Read more)

6 Ways Freelancers Can Get Financial Help Right Now

Some of the hardest words to say are “I need help,” especially during the times when you need help the most. While we are all trying to make sense of(Read more)

What Does This Market Jargon Mean? 7 Terms You Think You Know But Don’t

I truly believe that money is just a language like anything else, we just don’t have a Rosetta Stone for it and we didn’t learn it growing up. The first(Read more)

3 Money Mindsets To Keep During A Crisis

It’s a “New Normal” in business. But, what do you do when nothing feels “normal?” Well, for starters, know that you’re not alone. Then, shift your mindset. You don’t have(Read more)

5 Money Tips To Navigate The Pandemic

I wrote three personal finance/business books and covered money news for more than a decade — but I can honestly say, this “new normal” is something I never expected. Sure,(Read more)

Live With A Partner? Here’s The Money Talk You Should Make Part Of Date Night

For many couples, talking about money can be tricky. But if you live together or share any finances, it’s essential to have consistent check-ins about where you are dollar-wise to(Read more)

Here’s How to Find Your Work Wife

When I found out I was going to get to be the anchor of an investigative series at my first broadcast job, I immediately ran to tell my bestie at(Read more)

What My First Appointment With a Psychiatrist Was Really Like

I was in my mid-20s when I had my first major episode of situational depression. I’d had similar but less intense episodes throughout my life, times when I couldn’t get(Read more)

5 Ways to Live with Intention

“What are your intentions with my daughter?” You’ve heard the father ask this question of potential suitors in countless TV shows and movies. Basically, he wants to know if the(Read more)

How a Digital Detox Saved My Career

A few days before I started my job anchoring a business show on Bloomberg, my boss set up a video conference with the rest of the team in San Francisco.(Read more)

How Journaling Helped Me Refresh After Burnout

When I set out to start my own company in 2011, I had two major goals in mind: 1) to produce smart, engaging content on financial topics that a younger(Read more)

Decision Fatigue Is Real. Here’s How to Overcome It

Decision fatigue is a real thing, what with those 35,000 we have to make each and every day. Iced or hot? Tall or grande? Two pumps or three? One shot(Read more)

Your 4-Step Plan to Decide if it’s Time to Leave Your Job

Here’s a hypothetical: You just had your annual review and you didn’t get the promotion you were expecting. No judgment here on your emotions, but how you react shouldn’t be(Read more)

4 Easy Steps To Say “No” at Work and Set Boundaries

Being the DIY-do-it-all-chronic-overachievers that we are, we want to crush any commitment we make, especially at work. But if your current commitments (including the one you’ve made to yourself) will(Read more)

5 Ways Meditation Can Get You Ahead at Work

I’ve interviewed Super Women in every arena: business, fashion, politics, you name it. And while they each stand out in their own way, one quality holds true across the spectrum:(Read more)

Why You Should Tell Your Boss You’re Taking a Mental Health Day

Until I took my first mental health day, I bought into the stigma that they are “just an excuse” to skip work. I was launching a company and working full-steam(Read more)

Why A Sustainable Schedule is So Important for Your Well-Being

After fifteen years of nonstop hustling, I crashed. I’d heard of people with hardcore, stressful careers—like mine—having breakdowns. But I never thought one of those people would be me. I(Read more)

Superwoman Is the Worst Role Model for Working Moms

I wanted to be Superwoman for as long as I can remember. Do it all. Have it all. Be it all. If you’re like me, you probably looked up to(Read more)

How To Get Out Of A Toxic Friendship

Throughout my life, I’ve had to make some hard cuts and sever some toxic, albeit long-standing, relationships. And I came to realize that doing so was not an act of(Read more)

Why You Should Encourage Your Employees to Take a Mental Health Day

The concept of taking a “mental health day” is pretty widespread and becoming more and more accepted (it’s even legally protected, in most cases, as a totally acceptable reason to(Read more)

Procrastination Can Be Productive. Really!

Contrary to what we’ve been taught to believe, procrastination isn’t always a bad thing. Yep, you heard it here first: procrastination can be good if, and only if, you’re thoughtful(Read more)

6 Mental Health Breaks You Can Do at Your Desk

Sometimes ruminating thoughts overrun our brains. You become obsessed with some event, thought, or emotion, and it runs over and over inside your head getting in the way of .(Read more)

How I Learned to Talk to My Boss About Burnout Without Backlash

When I landed a job as a business news anchor at 21 after graduating with a broadcast degree from Northwestern, I was thrilled. But I hated the beat that was(Read more)

How to Say ‘No’ to Unnecessary Parenting Obligations

I get it. You have an insane job? Five kids? Maybe want to workout or even sit down for dinner once in a while? Whatever it is that’s occupying your(Read more)

7 Ways to Get From Burnout to Balance

Until very recently, if you had asked me to make a list of all the things I valued, it wouldn’t have even occurred to me to put myself on it.(Read more)

3-Step Burnout Prevention Plan

I thought I was Superwoman. I’d wrapped up shooting for the second season of my TV show and had just finished touring the country promoting my second book. I was(Read more)

How I Went From Burnout To Balance & You Can, Too

After fifteen years of nonstop hustling, I crashed. I’d heard of people with hardcore, stressful careers—like mine—having breakdowns. But I never thought one of those people would be me. I(Read more)

Making the Most of Your Taxes

Dipping your toes into the entrepreneurial waters by deciding to work for yourself or taking on a side-job in addition to your regular 9-5 can be oh-so-exciting! It can also(Read more)

How Much Of Your Paycheck You Should Spend vs. Save

It may seem hard to figure out how to make the most of your monthly paycheck when for most of us, it’s not changing month-to-month. But, you can make sure(Read more)

IRS Penalties for Filing/Paying Late

Here’s a strange-but-true story for ya: Al Capone was one of the most notorious American mobsters of the 20th century, but the FBI struggled to pin any actual crimes on(Read more)

Last Minute Tax Tips for Late Filers

It’s probably something you’ve wondered about before: just what happens when you miss the tax filing deadline? I get it, sometimes certain things just fall through the cracks. In this(Read more)

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