With my husband and I working from home and the kids in virtual school, we’re saving money on some things like gas, clothing, and those $8 salads we’d normally buy from the deli below the office. But other expenses are creeping higher.
From debt to savings, housing and investing, Farnoosh shares her advice on how to best manage your money now — if and when the Coronavirus leads to more job losses, stock market losses and a recession.
In the August issue of Money Magazine my article, “The Right Way to Give an Allowance,” discusses how allowances are evolving. No more financial rewards for doing chores. Instead, kids are encouraged to be entrepreneurial, identify needs around the house and negotiate their pay.
With incomes remaining pretty much flat and basics expenses from health care to cell phones on the rise, saving money is a TOP New Year’s resolution. I’ve calculated simple ways to give your budget more breathing room – in many cases by just tapping into your smart phone. And in the spirit of the New Year, the total savings add up to the tune of $2,015. Huzzah!
As Chris Rock once said, “Rich is some (bleep) you could lose with a crazy summer and a drug habit.” Just because one may be good at making money doesn’t mean he or she necessarily has the savvy to save, invest and grow that money. The financial failures of some celebrities amplify what can go wrong when you mismanage your dollars and cents.
On the Today show this morning I discussed which insurance policies – from extended warranties to travel insurance – are really worth it.
This morning on Today, I joined Lisa Gerstner of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance to discuss easy ways to save money right now from taxes to hotels, insurance and auto.
For those of us yearning for some financial order in our lives and ample wiggle room to actually start having a lifestyle, instead of just a life, budgeting can be instrumental.