The holiday season is about giving, but did you know that it can be an especially great time to donate money to your fave charities? Here is why, and how it might have a great impact on your taxes for the year.
Ever feel like finance just “isn’t for you”? Like maybe it’s for old dudes in suits exclusively? It’s not. Everyone deserves to feel confident about their money, and luckily, it’s easier than ever to get started.
There is sooooo much talk about joint accounts between couples—but trust me, you don’t actually need one. If you want to start sharing a few things with a partner, there’s an easier (and more effective) way to do it.
I was one of those people who fully embraced the “work uniform” concept, for over two years. Then… I stopped. Here’s why, and what I’ve learned from doing and stopping a work uniform approach.
It’s been two years now that I’ve been running Half Banked, and here are my absolutely favourite parts so far—and the things that were… ahem… challenging. It’s not all fun and games, even if it is mostly fun and games!
Even if something seems normal, because everyone you know is doing it, doesn’t mean it’s a good financial plan (or even a reasonably good idea). Here’s what to do instead, with some specific examples of Things Not To Do—that everyone definitely does.