Do you ever feel like you’re stumbling through your finances? You’re not alone. This is Making it Count, the podcast where we explore real ways to make your hard earned money work for you. Join hosts Cristina, a working mom of two doing her best to save for their college and her retirement, and Will,Continue reading “Making It Count Podcast”
Student debt. UGH. Approximately 42 million Americans owe the federal government money for an education. It’s been a big talking point of politicians for a while, because it takes a big chunk of money out of the direct economy. Thankfully, legislators recognized that Americans getting crushed by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns would not also beContinue reading “Federal Student Loan Debtors: Right Now, You Have Options”
Hello Money Warrior. It’s Monday, April 19th. Welcome to another episode of Money Monday! Last week I talked about how debt isn’t necessarily a bad thing and I cited mortgage debt as an example of when owing money can be productive. So let’s talk about mortgages, shall we? Because when you’re ready to get yourContinue reading “Money Monday – Applying for a Mortgage? Here’s what you need to be thinking about.”
Economic relief is that morning cup of coffee that’s needed to form coherent thoughts. Stimulus is the triple-shot of espresso that gets you to do 👏🏻 all 👏🏻 the 👏🏻 thing. And hear colors.
President Biden announced his proposal to update the US’s infrastructure in what he is calling a “once in a generation” plan to spend approximately $2 trillion over the next 8 years (although I think it is worth noting the American Society of Engineers estimates we’ll need $2.6 trillion just to maintain current trends). This infrastructureContinue reading “How are We Going to Pay for This?”