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6 12, 2018

Cost of Taking Care of You

The sky could be the limit when it comes to spending money on self-care, but as a busy parent, it […]

1 11, 2018

Keeping up with the Joneses and Social Spending

“Keeping up with the Joneses” refers to benchmarking oneself vis-à-vis your neighbors or social circle when it comes to material […]

20 10, 2018

Financial Activism

News Flash: It is expensive to live in the Bay Area. For most families with young children, every dollar is […]

30 09, 2018

Optimize Your Employee Benefits

For a lot of working people, open enrollment is approaching (October through November). This usually means boring emails from your […]

6 09, 2018

How to Teach Your Children that Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness

My son is seven years old and thinks it is super cool to pretend to “make it rain” with his […]

16 01, 2018

YEAR OF THE EARTH DOG 2018- HOW TO MANAGE YOUR FINANCES

We have had two straight years of craziness with the year of the Monkey followed by the year of the […]

5 08, 2017

What’s the point of Money?

One of my favorite financial planners recently wrote in the New York Times, “The point of money is to help […]

29 07, 2017

Top Five Money Lessons for Kids

In general, talking about money makes people tense. So, how can you talk to our children openly and effectively about […]