6 Ways to Save Money on Activities for Your Kids


Raising kids takes a lot of time, patience, love, and- of course- money. It’s difficult enough to keep your child entertained but especially frustrating when you’re trying your best to stick to a family budget. Whether you’re looking to cut costs on activities your children are already in, or looking for affordable plans for the […]

10 Tips To Manage Your Household Budget


Taking care of a family is hard enough, but managing the finances can seem next to impossible. Not only do you want to give them everything you can, but you also want to do it all without breaking the bank. Here are 10 ways to create and manage a budget that you can stick to […]

6 Things You Should Never Say To Your Financial Advisor


Are you looking to get your financial house in order? Market volatility is real, and it’s projected to get worse before it gets better. Retirement planning, reviewing your investing strategy, and setting up an emergency fund can be a lot easier with a pro. In our Millennial Study, we found that the majority of those we […]

How To Teach Kids About Money


It should be easy to teach our kids about money. We have it, they need it. The leverage is clearly on our side — which is not always the case with parents and kids. But teaching children to respect money with out granting it too much power remains one of the more contentious, emotional, and […]

6 Money Saving Tips for New Moms


Having your first child is exciting – and there’s a lot to look forward to. However, expectant moms know that it’s a time filled with lots of anxieties and unknowns. As far as parenting and caring for a newborn baby, you aren’t really quite sure what to expect the first time around. From a very practical […]

Nursing Mothers Granted Tax Break


Great news! Nursing moms are getting a new tax break from the IRS for breast pumps and other supplies. The same proposal was rejected last year because the IRS didnt think breastfeeding had enough benefits to be considered medical care. But, the American Academy of Pediatrics and other breastfeeding advocates fought for the proposal, citing the many long-lasting health benefits of breast milk. The IRS has changed their tune and will now allow mothers to count the cost of breast pumps and other supplies as a medical deduction.

Women, Money, and Why Asking for More Is Always a Good Idea


Boy oh boy. Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella, a tech veteran but new to the big Microsoft job since February, really goofed last week at an Arizona tech conference for women. Maria Klawe, a software engineer, former Princeton department head, and member of Microsoft’s board of directors, asked him about the problem of women getting paid […]