Happy birthday to me, Happy birthday to me, Happy birthday dear Liiiizzzzzz…. Happy birthday to me! Now that I’ve gotten not one, but two songs in your head, lets talk about this years birthday! Talkin ‘Bout My…Generation! OK CMO, calm down with the song references. You’re showing your age. I am a sometimes Gen X, […]
Today I’m ranting about my least favorite question that gets asked too often during the job application process. I’ll talk about why the question just isn’t one an applicant can answer – and share some tips about what you can do if the question comes up when you apply for a job.
Lately, I’ve been featured in a few places talking about one of my most passionate topics – emergency planning. You can check out more at CNBC or at my podcast episode with Bigger Pockets Money. Long-time readers know this is a topic I’m personally passionate about because of the near-death of my husband seven years […]
Sometimes people will think that if you don’t spend any money, you don’t have any fun. Nothing could be further from the truth. I remember reading about this phenomenon in my good old friend, The Tightwad Gazette, many years ago. A relative told the author, Amy Dacyczyn, that her family ought to have some fun. […]
Today I come to tell you the epic tale of Robinhood, who launched a product that seemed too good to be true – and it was. On Thursday, to much fanfare, the venture capital-backed company called Robinhood launched a brand-new, innovative “checking and savings” account paying 3% interest. They assured customers not only did they […]
In today’s post, I’m discussing some of the ethics issues in financial content creation – and proposing a solution. Whether you’re a creator, or a consumer, you won’t want to miss it.