My Favorite Online Savings Accounts

My Favorite Online Savings Accounts

I’m a huge proponent of online savings accounts (also called high yield or high interest savings accounts) as part of our overall financial strategy. My clients and I have used them again and again to finally start saving and keep our savings safe from ourselves. Wonderful bonus - they also earn a bit of interest!  

The next question I get is which banks do you recommend. So, naturally, I went on a mission to find you the best online savings accounts. 

How to Cultivate a Practice of Giving

How to Cultivate a Practice of Giving

There are a lot of similarities between saving and giving. The biggest one? We wait to get started because we assume it will be easier once we earn more. We get the promotion and the raise, prioritize paying everyone else first, and then there’s still no money leftover for us to save or give. Or maybe we feel like our twenty dollars a month won’t do much. But much like with saving, it’s about using the muscle. When we start, we begin to view ourselves as someone who gives. We get the ball rolling, momentum builds.

The First Step to Tackling Your Debt

The First Step to Tackling Your Debt

Before we can make a plan to pay down our debt, we want to take inventory. All that means is knowing what we have and where it is. 

While facing our debt can feel really daunting, in most cases, it’s a lot more stressful not knowing than knowing. Once we are fully aware of our situation, we can do something about it. We know what we’re dealing with and can make a plan to handle it. There’s power in that. 

Financial Wellness: Pay Gaps & Salary Negotiation

Financial Wellness: Pay Gaps & Salary Negotiation

Compensation conversations can be really hard to initiate – (and women are four times less likely to negotiate their salaries than men!) We might try to avoid them or put them off for later. We convince ourselves that our companies don’t give real raises, or we worry that we’ll get turned down because we’re not worth it. Here’s what you can do to prepare for and execute a negotiation confidently.

5 Simple Ways to Reset Your Spending

5 Simple Ways to Reset Your Spending

Most of us know the feeling - we make a purchase we regret and it sends our spending in a tailspin for a week, month, or even years. Next thing we know, we don’t want to look at our credit card statements, our account balances are decreasing, and our stress is on the rise. How do we stop the bleeding?


One of the most effective ways to get our spending back on track is with a regroup. We need to give ourselves a chance to get our money mindset back where we want it.


How To Talk Money With Your Honey

How To Talk Money With Your Honey

Aiming to better understand your partner’s money habits and his or her financial situation now will make you happier and certainly make managing money together much easier in the future. According to TD Bank’s Love + Money Survey, 90% of happy couples discuss finances once a month.

This isn’t an easy conversation to have for many reasons, but it’s well worth it. Here’s how to ease into the money talk with your partner without the shame and embarrassment so many of us fear.