Scary Financial Statistics You Should Know (And Learn From)

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“Do not save what is left after spending; instead, spend what is left after saving.” Warren Buffett Financial literacy is the ability and knowledge to make informed and effective financial decisions.  It is a challenge for many people to manage … Read More

Pros and Cons of Self-Employment

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Have You Considered Self-Employment? It is getting easier to start your own business given rapid technological advances, increased ability to buy your health insurance, ability to outsource your needs, growth in the sharing economy, and innovative financing choices.  There are … Read More

12 Ways To Save Money On A Tight Budget

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How to save money on a tight budget? It may seem impossible for the 54% of Americans who live paycheck-to-paycheck or the nearly 40% of people earning $100,000 per year who are also similarly strained. There is no shame in … Read More

10 Steps To Creating A Sound Financial Plan

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Everything goes better when there is a thoughtful plan in place. Whether single, married, and with children, you should build a financial plan that best fits your lifestyle now and in the future. Everyone needs a financial plan to help … Read More

Better Financial Literacy May Help The Racial Wealth Gap

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I grew up in a racially diverse Bronx neighborhood. It wasn’t until I worked on Wall Street as a financial professional that I encountered people with homogenous backgrounds. Specifically, my colleagues were primarily white people who appeared to be far … Read More

Why Women Need Their Own Financial Accounts

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Financial independence is essential for everyone. Women have lagged in gaining autonomy, being more reliant on their spouses for money than is healthy. They have made significant progress in the workplace, and their financial clout is rising. Yet, to fully … Read More

Our Guide To Employee Equity Compensation Plans

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Your equity compensation plan may be the best part of your benefits package. Getting a competitive salary is important, but prospective employees should look at their employer’s benefits package as part of their compensation. Equity compensation plans, if provided, are … Read More

Ten Commandments of Saving Money

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“Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.” Warren Buffett Warren Buffett’s quotes are timeless, reflecting his wisdom. His words on saving and investments are inspiring. Saving money is the cornerstone of a … Read More

Best 43 Quotes On This Independence Day

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Originally published on July 2, 2019, updated on June 30, 2021. The Fourth of July is approaching, with images of fireworks, hot dogs, hamburgers, and apple pie. It is a favorite time in our household, sans the apple pie as … Read More