This week’s Mint audit introduces us to Selena, 48, a mom of two living in San Antonio, Texas. She is a community college director and her husband, 51, is a full-time graphic designer who also manages a booming side hustle in the same industry.
This week on Facebook Live, I joined Intuit’s Angie Robert and Kimmie Greene to share financial tips for managing your side hustle.
The summer’s been a trying season for our friend Aaron who’s determined to erase $11,000 worth of debt over 12 months. He is now nearly six months into his plan and says the path has been harder than he could have ever imagined. I wrote earlier that he’s also trying to simultaneously build up his cash […]
Several years ago, a fellow college grad mentioned how she was over $100,000 in debt from school. It surprised me because I didn’t recall tuition being that expensive at our in-state college at the time. “Well, I used the money for my living expenses, too,” she explained. Then I remembered the studio apartment she rented […]
Six months ago Mint user Michelle was struggling with debt, a lack of retirement savings and a bit of family financial drama amongst her siblings. She was anticipating a cash bonus from her company and wasn’t sure if she should save the money or use it to relieve her debt. I check in with her to find out what she decided and how her finances are doing.
Debt got you down? Overextended borrowers that don’t see a light at the end of the tunnel may be relieved to know that they can negotiate to pay a fraction of what they owe to creditors. It’s called debt settlement. But the process comes with caveats. What you need to know first and how to negotiate debt payments in my latest Mint blog post.
Admit it. You’re curious..
Expecting a tax refund this year? How will you make the most of it? If 2016 repeats taxpayers will likely park most of their refund in a savings account this year. The National Retail Federation or NRF found that nearly 50% of Americans planned to set aside their IRS checks in 2016. Check out 4 […]
I’m teaming up with the Mint team for a special campaign tackling our financial goals for the first month of the New Year. I hope you’ll join me.
I’m excited to announce that starting this month I’ll be contributing to the Mint blog as a weekly financial writer. I’m looking forward to connecting with you there and helping you better navigate your finances.