Do professionals like lawyers need a nice car to impress clients?
What are your best tips on how to automate your savings? How much each month do you send to automatic savings (versus automatic investments)? Do you save for specific big expenses (like bills you know are coming), breaking them into smaller chunks each month, or are you just saving for a future nebulous expense like a downpayment or wedding?
Huge thanks to reader P, a 29-year-old married chemist living in NJ, for sharing her money snapshot with us!
The latest studies say $105K is the “optimal salary” for happiness for Americans — do you agree with that?
How do you save money on food? Do you feel like it’s harder to save money on food if you’re working long hours, or easier?
Presenting… our very first personal money snapshot! Reader P shares her money situation, noting, “I have worked almost exclusively in public administration or higher education, so not a high roller here!”
Readers asked, so we’ve drafted a form: what’s YOUR personal money snapshot?
What was your best money decision this year — and what was your worst? We’ve nearing the end of the year so I thought it might be a fun discussion, especially since there’s still time to make a great money decision or correct a bad one. Bonus question: what’s your biggest financial goal for 2019?
Women breadwinners are more common than ever, and there have been several recent(ish) articles and studies about the issues that crop up when women outearn their male partners. So let’s discuss, ladies — are YOU the breadwinner in your relationship? What issues have you noticed when you out earn your male partner? (For those of … Read More about Are You The Breadwinner? Have You Seen Issues When Women Out Earn Their Partners?
Readers, have you ever considered using 529s for going back to school, either for yourself or a partner? If you’re thinking about getting a law degree or enrolling in another graduate program in the future, you should know the basics of using 529s to fund your education. I’m betting that the typical Corporette reader is more … Read More about The 411 on Using 529s for Going Back to School
We recently rounded up several good ways to cut the cord and say goodbye to your cable company forever, and today we thought we’d take a deeper dive by sharing 10 tips to save money on subscription services of all sorts — both the ones you already have and the ones you might be considering cutting. … Read More about 10 Tips to Save Money on Subscription Services
Here’s today’s topic, ladies: What are your best tips on how to store bills and otherwise organize your paperwork? How do you deal with the mix of paperwork, electronic documents, emailed receipts, and more? I describe my own record keeping system below, but I thought it’d be fun to see what other people do… I … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: How Do You Store Your Bills, Receipts, and More?