Monthly Archives: June 2013

Don’t Let Baby Break The Bank

By Emma McGowan I’m officially closer to 30 than 20 these days, a fact that came up on a recent visit home when my mom asked me if I consider myself an adult. (Answer: Duh, Mom!!!) That means that more and more of my friends are tying the knot, popping out the next generation, or […]

What’s Your Finance Personality?

By Emma McGowan When we talk about building good financial habits, we so often talk in broad generalizations. (Everyone Should Use Spreadsheets. Check Your Bank Account Daily.) The truth of the matter is that we all have really different personalities and something that works well for me may be something you’d never want to do […]

The #1 Step You Need To Take To Secure Your Financial Future

By Emma McGowan I was thinking all last week about what I wanted to share with you guys, wracking my brain for a topic. Travel? Did that. Kids? Covered it last week. Student loans? Done and doner. That got me thinking about the fact that there’s really one common theme that unites all of these […]

Do Your Kids Have All The Money Info They Need To Succeed?

By Emma McGowan The first place we learn about money is the same place we learn about pretty much everything else: our parents. Kids learn about financial stuff through explicit conversations with their parents and through observation. (You know those munchkins are watching every move you make, right?) Every parent wants to make sure her […]