If you think you could use a money makeover, you aren’t alone. As a financial advisor, Lauren Lyons Cole works with the brightest and most interesting people in New York City. But being smart and successful doesn’t mean you know how to manage your money. In this episode of the Financial Fix Lauren helps a hip, young Brooklynite figure out how to simplify his finances. (more…)
Category: Live Well
Eating healthy and saving money may not sound like fun, but it really doesn’t have to be a buzzkill. Follow these tips to learn how to eat healthy on a budget while still enjoying your meals.
Creating a vacation budget that allows for a fun time while saving money may sound like too complicated a task. But follow these simple tips to make sure your bank account doesn’t suffer while you’re unwinding this summer. (more…)
Hanging out with friends almost always involves spending money–whether it’s grabbing dinner or drinks, seeing a movie, or a weekend shopping trip. When you’re on a tight budget, those activities can really add up. If you have a group of friends that regularly spends outside of your comfort zone, the pressure to keep up can be a little overwhelming.
Follow the tips below to save money next time you’re hanging out with friends. (more…)
We have conversations about money without arguing all the time. Paying the clerk at the checkout counter is one example. He says, “that’ll be $8.95” and we say, “okay.” Easy as pie.
But make that a conversation about money with a spouse, and, well, it becomes a bit more complicated. (more…)
Talking to your child about money can be difficult. Teaching them about money is even harder. As a parent, figuring out how to talk to kids about money can be a challenge. It’s important to teach your child basic money skills, but helping your child become a financially independent adult is about more than just budgeting. You also need to teach your child how to set goals, make good financial decisions, and feel confident managing their own money.