This Fathers Day, I’m celebrating the financial lessons of the fathers in my life. My Grandpa, Dad & Hubby are all key figures in my financial journey. I’d like to encourage any dads reading this to share your financial wisdom with your daughters and granddaughters. They just may become a money nerd like me! Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there!
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Yesterday the fed announced a rate increase higher than any in almost 30 years. What do higher rates mean to you, your wallet, and your 401k? Today I’m breaking down the basics and covering a quick 101 of the different types of impacts of higher rates.
With the recent ups and downs of the market, I’ve seen more than one person considering selling everything in their kids college investments and sitting out the market. Here I’m going to talk about how my ostrich strategy has helped me avoid making rash decisions, how you can plan when the markets are calm so you can be calm when markets are crazy, and I’ll talk about some other things to keep in mind when thinking about college investments.
The one year old I started a college fund for back in 2004 was just recently accepted to college. He received several scholarships, took courses for college credit in high school, and will be living at home attending an in-state public university. All that means I don’t need as much in college savings as all those financial calculators said I did. Check out what options we’re looking withdrawing the extra, and revisit an old friend – the College Compact – in action.
Working moms are stressed, anxious, isolated and burnt out. They need help – ways to help themselves, help from employers, and from society. Today I’m talking about some of the sad facts and statistics around working moms and COVID, sharing my families story, and talking about some ideas on what could help. I also want to hear your story, and your ideas.