How to prepare for a recession or how to prepare for an economic collapse.

How to Prepare For a Recession: 15 Practical Recession Planning Tips

Feeling anxious about a recession? Between high gas prices, soaring inflation, a plummeting market, and food shortages, a lot is happening in the world now. On top of that, lately, there’s been serious talks of a recession. Whether…
Financial Literacy Basics With Crystina Cardozo

Episode 113: Financial Literacy Basics: You Don’t Have To Be Good at Math With Crystina Cardozo

Where did you learn about money? Did you learn how to manage your finances in school or from your parents? If the answer is no, you're not alone. Millions of people grew up with little to no basic financial knowledge. Whether you learned financial…
How to organize your finances with Danielle Desir

Episode 92: How To Organize Your Finances To Pursue Multiple Financial Goals With Danielle Desir

As we head into the new year, I wanted to share a conversation I had with Sasha Huff, a podcast producer and the host of Because I Can, a podcast about life and all of the lessons we learned along the way. I'm usually the one asking the questions…
How to save for wedding using wedding savings accounts.

How To Save For Your Dream Wedding With A Wedding Savings Account

A few years ago, I opened a wedding savings account. Although I was single at the time (with no prospects in sight), I wanted to start saving so I would be financially prepared for when I met the one. According to The Knot, the average wedding…
Setting Achievable Financial Goals

Practical Tips for Setting Financial Goals

Although many people set financial goals every year, most do not end up accomplishing them. Why is that? While many people get distracted throughout the year, I challenge you to take a good look at the goals you’re setting for yourself. Are…
A guide to flexible spending accounts the health savings accounts offered by employers.

A Quick Guide To Flexible Spending Accounts

Are you taking advantage of all of the healthcare benefits offered by your employer? Probably not right. Well don't worry, no judgement here because I still have to look into how I can get reimbursed for going to the gym regularly. But here's…
Multiple Bank Accounts. Bear and Bull Market Trends Investors Should Know About

Why You Need Multiple Bank Accounts

While many people only have one checking account and one savings account, I’ve had multiple bank accounts for as long as I can remember. In addition to setting financial goals and having a budget, having multiple bank accounts is how I’ve…
How to save for big purchases? What are index funds and how do you start investing?

How to Save for Big Purchases?

How much thought do you give to preparing for big purchases? Do you swipe your credit card and worry about paying it off later, or do you actually save up for big purchases and only buy when you have the cash available to spend? While the…
How to create a payday money routine when budgeting?

Things To Do Every Time You Get Paid

Having money in the bank is always a great feeling. Perhaps that’s why every other Friday is my favorite day of the month (I get paid biweekly). Yet, I’ve found that the easiest way for me to manage my money, and not have it disappear without…
What is a budget? | 2018 Financial Goals and Quarterly Check In

What is Budgeting & Why It’s Important

Many people dread creating a budget, but I have nothing but good things to say about mines. In fact, budgeting has been my saving grace (no pun intended) and it’s one of the most important tools that I have used to manage my money throughout…
Emergency Savings & Emergency Fund Dos and Dont's

Emergency Fund Dos And Don’ts

My emergency fund has saved my hide more times than I can count. From car insurance payments to overdrafts, I've relied on my emergency fund to get me through sticky situations. Yet setting money aside for those "just in case scenarios"…