If you’re recently engaged and planning a wedding, congratulations! But after the excitement has worn off, the reality of wedding planning and the exorbitant costs of every detail are quick to bring future brides and grooms back to reality. “The wedding industry has turned into this big giant beast,
Previously, Lintz, now a hearing loss consultant and advocate, lived in a townhouse on the Upper East Side, had a home in the Hamptons, and travelled often with her family. While she thought she was wealthy, her money was considered part of the marital estate, and couldn’t be used to pay for legal fees
If you want to beef up your resume in college, internships are a great way to do it. Three-quarters of college students will graduate with at least one internship, according to a Bloomberg report. While deadlines for summer internships have already passed, it’s still fun to dream, right?
If you’re looking to save money and fix your finances, a budget is an easy way to reach your goals, says Lisa Rowan, a savings expert at The Penny Hoarder. “Setting a budget is really important. The 50-20-30 budget plan is an easy way to allocate your expenses into categories.
If you need to fix your finances but think it will be too difficult to get them into shape, Lisa Rowan, a savings expert at The Penny Hoarder, says you can get a lot done by the end of the day. “It’s not impossible at all to fix your finances by the end of the day,” she says. Rowan shared 5 tips to
“I don’t believe in spending a fortune on high-end makeup, especially since there are so many affordable, high-quality options right on drugstore shelves,” Oliver said. When it comes to foundation, Oliver said she looks for smooth application and a seamless color match. Oliver was also impressed with
Jen Sincero, New York Times best selling author of “You Are a Badass” and “You Are a Badass at Making Money,” says most people are too afraid of money to really get rich.
Want to get rich? It’s all about your mindset, according to Jen Sincero, New York Times best selling author of “You Are a Badass” and “You Are a Badass at Making Money.”
Breaking an apartment lease isn’t an ideal situation, but in order to avoid conflicts with your landlord, you need to navigate it properly, according to Gary Malin, president of Citi Habitats. While it’s not uncommon to break your lease—whether it’s because you need to move to a new place for a new
The idea of investing may seem daunting, but women should recognize their earning potential and make their money work for them, says Marshay Clarke, a certified financial planner with Betterment. “Women today have amazing earning potential,” she says. Clarke says that while investing is often perceived
While she says she was a good saver, what pushed her toward investing was the realization that just saving would never get her close to a comfortable retirement. “Your actual savings account will diminish in its value over time. Danielle says she had a fear of investing, something Phil says opened
Allison Berlin is a personal stylist who has styled celebrities like Halle Berry, TV personalities like Stacy London from “What Not to Wear,” and worked for fashion magazines. “It’s a stigma that only celebrities use a stylist,” Berlin says. “There are so many affordable styling options now,” including
Yahoo Finance teamed up with personal finance expert Beth Kobliner, author of Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even if You’re Not), to help parents and kids tackle these four tricky topics about money. Allowance is a hot topic with both parents and kids, but Kobliner says it doesn’t really matter if you
Steve McClatchy, author of “Decide, Work Smarter, Reduce your Stress and Lead by Example,” shared the four most common workplace distractions and how to avoid them. McClatchy says the two biggest time wasters at work are social media and the internet. McClatchy recommends managing the notifications
“The biggest thing in real estate is location,” Aubrey says. It’s harder to resell a home that backs into a major street or railroad tracks, so they avoid purchasing these kinds of properties. Aubrey relies on her DIY skills when it comes to sprucing up the spaces they flip, and says a coat of paint
Paying off your student loans is a hard slog that can take years, but it can come with a nice perk: a tax deduction. “No one likes having student loans, but at least one perk of them is the interest that you pay is tax deductible,” said Nick Holeman, a certified financial planner with Betterment.com
It’s Valentine’s Day—but is it a holiday to celebrate love, or just another excuse to spend major cash? Americans are expected to spend $19.6 billion on Valentine’s Day this year, according to the National Retail Federation. Fifty-four percent of us will shower our Valentine with “I love you’s” ….and
If you’re planning to get your special someone (or however you’re labeling them) a gift for Valentine’s Day, go no further! These 7 gifts say “I like you, but not too much, unless you like me, and then in that case I really like you!” …Or something like that.
Chef and restaurateur Stephanie Izard is on a mission to fight food waste. Together with Morton Salt, Izard, a new mom who won Bravo’s fourth season of “Top Chef,” is working with the campaign to reduce food waste by 50% by 2030. Fifty-two million tons of food go to waste in the US each year – or 40%
If you’re planning to apply to college, submitting the perfect application and getting into your dream school can be a huge source of anxiety for many students. With so many applications and so few spots, trimming down the application pool can be challenging. Boland says that children of alumni, student
Lauren Singer has been living “Zero Waste” for the past five years. While studying environmental science at New York University, Singer realized that the way she was living didn’t align with her beliefs, so she made the switch and has gradually cut out plastic and waste from her lifestyle. Singer went