The Upper Middle Class Sucks At Saving, Too

The Upper Middle Class Sucks At Saving, Too
If you believe the stereotypes, you get better at saving money as you earn more money. But here’s the dirty secret: The upper middle class sucks at saving, too. A new survey from GOBankingRates found that 69% of Americans have less than $1000 in...

Yes, You Need An Emergency Fund

Yes, You Need An Emergency Fund
So… I always feel like a wet blanket talking about savings and emergency funds. But here’s the sad, necessary truth: If you’re self-employed, you need an emergency fund. More specifically, anyone who’s freelancing or self-employed needs to have at least several months salary stashed inside...

Personal Budget Plans For 1099ers & Freelancers

Personal Budget Plans For Freelancers And 1099ers
Self-employed folks, freelancers, moonlighters: Making a budget is one of the most important things you can do to become amazing at your job. But there’s just one thing that makes it a bit more difficult…. If you’re working for yourself, you need to create...

Why Graphic Designers (And Everyone Else) Should Talk About Money

Why Graphic Designers (And Everyone Else) Should Talk About Money
Graphic designers take on projects that define their clients’ public image and persona. But many times, they aren’t paid fairly for that work. Fast Company’s Co.Design site recently ran a great piece on why graphic designers should talk more openly about money and how...

How To Save Money At Brunch

How To Save Money At Brunch
If you live or work in a city and belong to a certain class, brunch is a familiar ritual. The eggs benedict, the mimosas, the weird takes on biscuits and gravy or granola… Brunch is expensive, but it’s also something that’s kind of, well,...

Venmo For Couples: Handling Expenses With Your Partner

Venmo for couples
Venmo is a popular mobile app that allows you to quickly send and request money from friends. It doesn’t matter what bank they use or what credit cards they have; Venmo makes things fast (with an added dash of social networking fun). Unsurprisingly, Venmo...

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