8 Money Conversations Every Couple Should Have Before Getting Engaged

If you’ve noticed an uptick in engagement announcements on Facebook recently, it’s not all in your head — engagement season is a real thing. But if you’re thinking about proposing to your own partner, you’ll want to make sure you’ve talked through the practical side of things first. “You’ll want to have really good, open communication about where you currently…

3 Secrets to a Healthy Relationship with Money

Love and money: Two of the most complicated subjects in existence. To help you love your money more this year, here are three simple tips to embrace: Be grateful It can be easy to lose focus when it comes to your money. Whether you’re struggling to get your bills paid, stressing over retirement, or worried about your kids paying for…

How to Use Allowances to Teach Your Kids About Money

As parents, our number one goal is to raise our kids to be kind, compassionate human beings who can function in the world as independent adults. In the early years, we’re often focused heavily on those “kind and compassionate” terms. Our goal then is to teach kids not to hit, bite, or pitch fits. You know, to generally control their…

How to Talk About Salary on a Job Interview

Talking salary with a hiring manager during your job search can feel awkward. It seems like there’s never a right time or place to broach the subject. “You don’t want to wait too long, but the last thing you want to do is bring it up too early and annoy the hiring manager,” says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert,…