This month’s Money Brunch! was a success. A diverse group of ladies joined us to discover the secret of using your income squad to achieve financial goals. We hope you can join us next month. Stay tuned here for updates.
The first Money Brunch! of 2017 will be on Saturday, April 8 at Harlem Tavern hosted by our founder, Alexis Henry. Join us this month to learn how you can set and achieve financial goals and how having an awesome #incomesquad can make all the difference. Alexis credits having an income squad as the key to financial… Continue reading Money Brunch!
Prioritize it! No excuses. No procrastinating. Just do it. Sign up for that 401k ASAP. Max that 401k. At the very least contribute at least as much to receive your company’s match. No company match? Contribute anyway! (see #1) 2017 max contribution limit is $18,000. If that’s too steep, start at 1% and work… Continue reading How I: save for retirement
It is generally recommended that 20% of your income goes to savings. Due to my hoarding tendencies, when I first started working, I decided to transfer 50% of my income into my savings account. I didn’t have many expenses at the time but after a while I realized that I was often dipping into my… Continue reading How I: save
I can guarantee at some point you’ve wished you didn’t have to go to work tomorrow. For me this was once a daily occurrence. For most of us the need of a regular income has kept us tied to our desks, especially in jobs we dislike. In one of my first summer jobs, my boss… Continue reading How I quit my job AKA why emergency funds are cool
My financial labyrinth can get quite complicated but I try my best to keep it simple. As much as I can automate transactions and consolidate information I will do it to keep managing my finances quick, simple and relatively painless. Here’s how I manage my money. Keeping Track of it all (Mint) Mint is my… Continue reading How I do it series: Manage Money
Congratulations! You’ve stored enough of your earnings to have a fully funded emergency fund. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately) you now have to use it. And you don’t know for how long. A major challenge of living off of the emergency fund is having to make choices about downsizing your lifestyle. This is challenging because it’s… Continue reading On using that emergency fund