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Five Tax Tips For Freelancers

With the job losses and unemployment numbers this year, freelance work has replaced full-time staff positions for many people. This means that, with the gig economy already in full swing,(Read more)

New Tax Things To Know This Year

There have been a lot of personal changes the past year because of the pandemic. Some of us have moved states and taken on more freelance work. People have had(Read more)

5 Grownup Things To Do Right Now

None of us wants to think about boring, grownup stuff like wills, but being an adult is not as hard (or even boring!) as it looks! Trust me. And there(Read more)

What Should Young Investors Be Mindful Of?

A lot of us have probably become newly interested in investing, thanks to the GameStop mania the past few weeks. But if the situation taught us anything, it’s that you(Read more)

You Are Not Screwed

All I could do was try to go to sleep. That was the only thing that would cure my hunger pangs—not the kind of hunger pangs because I didn’t eat(Read more)

The Best Ways To Negotiate Medical Debt

The pandemic has been a financial hardship for many reasons. Even if you contracted Covid and fortunately recovered, some have been left with high medical bills. And because Covid is(Read more)

What The New Presidency Means For You

Big changes are happening this year—many of them because of the new presidency. The Biden Administration will affect different people in different ways, but there are some important financial changes(Read more)

How To Do A New Year Money Detox In Just 7 Days

Every January, people attempt to detox after the holidays. But usually by week two or three—and certainly by February—we’re back to our old ways: shopping, happy hours, eating ice cream(Read more)

How To Land A Job In 2021

2020 was hard. Obviously. So many people—at least 22 million— lost their jobs last year. It’s hard to fathom how and when we’ll fully recover. But the new year is(Read more)

Side Hustles With A Cause

We all know the importance of a good side hustle. Not only do they help with a little extra money, but side hustles can broaden your network, turn into full-time(Read more)

New Year, New You Money Tips

The new year is all about resetting and getting your life back on track. After the year that was 2020, a lot of us are yearning for a restart. Being(Read more)

New Year, New You

It’s that end of the year for all the boring, adult things we have to do, like HSA and IRA end-of-year deadlines. This stuff isn’t as daunting as it seems(Read more)

How To Get Your Student Loans Paid For

There are few bright spots in the world right now, but the ways in which companies and agencies are addressing student loan debt is one of them. With job losses(Read more)

A New Guide For Tipping This Holiday Season

Even though many of us are eating out less, trading our apartments for the suburbs, and working remotely, tipping this holiday season is still important—and should be exercised in full(Read more)

Five Ways Holiday Shopping Will Be Different This Year

The holidays, like everything else, look different this year. That means holiday shopping will be different too. Don’t expect to do a lot of in-store shopping as cities around the(Read more)

How To Find $100 In Your House Right Now

Finding money in your house isn’t about actually finding money in your house. As satisfying as it is to be going through your laundry to discover a forgotten $20 in(Read more)

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 so many Eternal Fleur boxes(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)

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