WHAT BITCOIN REMINDS US ABOUT INVESTING BASICS

The bitcoin craze underscores four critical reminders about how most of us should approach investing. If I had a bitcoin for every time someone told me they were “all in for crypto,” I’d be …not as wealthy as you’d think. “Crypto” is short for cryptocurrency. It’s the mother-term for digital currencies like bitcoin, which became

WHY I QUIT MY JOB AFTER MATERNITY LEAVE

When my baby was born with health issues, I was left with an impossible choice: Care for her or go back to work? I had a fairly straightforward, predictable pregnancy. The hardest thing about it was the 45-minute commute to work with a growing baby sitting on my bladder. I was a state employee, a

10 INVESTING QUESTIONS EXPLAINED IN PLAIN ENGLISH

Investing doesn’t have to be scary if you have basic knowledge to bolster your confidence. Here we answer basic investing questions without jargon. Investing seems largely out of reach to many people (and Wall Street has especially shut out women). But it doesn’t have to be inaccessible or scary if you have basic knowledge to

9 REASONS YOU OVERSPEND

Learn how to manage these triggers that drive some people to overspend. No matter how sensible with money you usually are, there are times when your budget is at risk of getting hijacked. “Emotionally charged circumstances make us prone to overspending,” says financial psychologist Brad Klontz, managing principal of Your Mental Wealth Advisors. “If we’re