Ostrich to Hawk: My Money Management Evolution

The resounding advice for someone looking to control their finances is to know your finances. We all hear this advice: you should know how much money is coming in, how much money is going out, and ultimately where that money is going. Similar to many others, I did not follow this advice for a long time. … Continue reading Ostrich to Hawk: My Money Management Evolution

Tackling the Money Taboo — How to Talk About Your Finances

How old were you when you had the talk? You know, the one where you sit down awkwardly with your parents, going red in the face as you both dance around a topic you would rather not broach? You know, the one where you talked about your family's entire financial situation, including their income, debt, and net … Continue reading Tackling the Money Taboo — How to Talk About Your Finances

The Beginner’s Guide to Investing – How to choose 401k options

I recently started a new job, which meant reviewing the multi-page booklet of investment options for my new 401k. It gave me flashbacks to a time when I first started working. The jumble of options, percents, ratios, and expenses looked more frightening than my differential equations homework. It is like going out for ice cream … Continue reading The Beginner’s Guide to Investing – How to choose 401k options