Ashley Gershenson is a financial expert from Northwestern Mutual. Ashley wanted to tell us how she helps people manage their finances. A lot of us are struggling with our finances, with Ashley's help, we will be able to develop a plan that addresses our needs and gets us started on the path to fiscal security. 1. Hi, Ashley! Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a Los Angeles-based financial … [Read more...] about Budget Planning #LikeaGirl: An Interview with Ashley Gershenson
It’s payday! The best day of the month as for all of twenty minutes, you feel flush again. There is more than just the basic amount in your bank account for groceries that week. For most families, when payday rolls around, there are only a few short hours of enjoying a nice, healthy figure before the bills snatches most of it away. Mortgage payments, utilities, insurances, groceries, phone … [Read more...] about How To Manage Your Money
It’s hard to imagine, but millennials are finally starting to get older. While you may have never thought this day would come, millennials are now beginning to transition into their 30s. With this group becoming older, it’s interesting to see how their spending habits are varying from the other generations. Since millennials are evolving into adults, the way they spend money is becoming more … [Read more...] about 6 Ways Millennials Are Doing Money Differently
Congratulations, on your engagement! Planning a wedding can be very stressful. This is one of the most important days in a girl’s life and there are so many things to decide. You will become overwhelmed very quickly if you’re not organized. The wedding budget alone can cause stress for even the most organized person. Setting the budget for your wedding is not meant to be hard or complicated. … [Read more...] about How To Perfectly Budget Your Wedding
Debt is unfortunately something most millennials are all too familiar with. I’m not sure about you, but I didn’t learn much about personal finance and managing money in high school. I only took two math classes in college and neither of them taught me anything about managing money. We learned more important things that we would use every day like the quadratic formula for example. I’m glad that is … [Read more...] about Good Debt vs. Bad Debt: What’s the Difference?
Do you feel frustrated or at a loss about how to save money while renting on your own? It is a serious predicament for many, especially millennials. In the face of dire financial straits, a lot of millennials are having a hard time saving and paying their bills. To a degree, it’s really difficult to find money to save if you’re dealing with a saturated job market, loan debts, stagnant wages, and … [Read more...] about 8 Ways To Save Money While Renting on Your Own