Accessibility, organization and easy to use tools are key components to financial success. If you are able to manage and view your finances at your convenience on devices that you use often, you're more likely to stay on track with your money goals. Here are three key type of phone apps and tools every Clever Girl needs in order to win with her money:Read More
Not too long a long ago, I logged into my bill payment checking account to find a negative balance staring back at me. Yup, I had overdrawn my account and had been charged a $38 dollar overdraft fee. It's not funny but I just had to laugh at myself because really....So here's what happened.Read More
Self-assessments. Performance reviews. Talent evaluations. Employee appraisals. Whatever you call them, they’re an unavoidable part of almost every company’s year-end process. They’re basically the process of forcing asking people to take the time to reflect on all of the things they’ve been able to accomplish (or not) throughout the year.Read More
The hardest thing you will ever have to do in your adult life is mastering the art of saying NO to things that don’t align with your goals. In fact, this year I made a promise to myself to say no to everything that doesn’t align with me and where I want to be, financially. So far I’ve said no to vacations, no to brunches, no to work happy hours, no to borrowing money to friends and families, and no to things that just don’t feel right.Read More
You’ve made the decision to get rid of debt, and you are ready to fully commit to team #debtfree. But creating a solid debt payoff strategy can be a challenge. This is especially true if you have a mix of revolving and installment debt, that might also include a medley of student loans.Read More
Whether your goal is to get a promotion at work, land your dream job at the company you’ve been stalking for months, or finally take the leap to launch your side hustle, making sure you stand out from the other people doing the same thing you’re doing is a huge part of your success.
College is a big next step for many high school students and even for people pursuing secondary degrees or changing careers. However, the average cost of a four year college education comes in at around $80,000 and much higher if you factor in private colleges.
It’s summertime, which means it’s travel season! Most people are taking at least one trip, whether it’s by plane, car, or bus. While all these trips are taking place, let’s be real here, a budget is rarely in use due to the perception of the “limiting” factor. I get it, we all want to enjoy ourselves without thinking about money. We want to do all the things we rarely do at home such as eating out every day at fancy restaurants, going out on excursions, and splurging on other fun activities.Read More