How to be as intuitive an investor as you are a consumer

Such an inspiring show with founder and CEO of Goldbean, Jane Barratt. Even as a financial planner, investing is something I've usually let investment experts or robo advisors (my money's with Wealthfront) do the heavy lifting on. It's an incredibly complex world and for the most part, it made more…

Why You Should Never Retire | Brunch on a Wednesday

When I first started meeting with people for Brunch & Budgets, I used to ask them what retirement meant to them. The answers I got were so unexpected that I eventually stopped asking the question. Most people said "it doesn't mean much to me," or wrote something vague they had read about…

4 Ways the Prison Industry Affects Your Everyday Life

2.3 million people are currently incarcerated in the United States, more than any other country in the world and up 500% in the last 30 years. 60% (almost 2 out of 3!!) of people in prison are people of color. But stats are just stats. How does this actually affect your everyday…

Why I Love Charles Schwab

So first of all I have to say I'm not sponsored by Schwab in any way (although I should get on that, I rep them pretty hard) but I am a true convert. Reasons why: 1. Their checking account - they reimburse your ATM fees AND foreign transaction fees -…

Some Basics on Buying a House

So at the rate that I've been talking about this, everyone and their mom and their bubby probably knows that I recently bought a house with my boyfriend (I keep a separate blog for it - sowerebuyingahouse.wordpress.com - if you want to actually read about all my neurotic thoughts and freak outs).…