We love talking finance here at Miss Millennia and what better person to talk to about finances than a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional? Meet Brittney Castro. She is the Founder and CEO of Financially Wise Women and is all about helping people make better financial decisions so that they can live better lives. I had a great time talking to Brittney and learned so much in our short … [Read more...] about Managing Money #LikeaGirl: Interview With CFP® Pro Brittney Castro
We would all love a bit of extra money every now and again, right?. An opportunity to boost our income and have a little bit extra at the end of the month. Not only do people tend to live to their means but this can often mean you don’t ever progress. It’s a sad fact that money helps us get on with life. It can allow us to experience a different kind of lifestyle enabling us to do things we never … [Read more...] about Want To Make 2018 Your Best Financial Year Yet? Here’s How
Are you one of the 92 million Millennials in the US? If yes, have you started saving your money yet? Millennials are often being mocked for being the generation that is lazy and entitled. They say that we’re more of a spender than of a saver. They say we’re spending more than what we’re earning. That is what some people say, but we are not big spenders. A survey from Bankrate found that … [Read more...] about 7 Mistakes Millennials Make When It Comes To Saving Money
So you have accumulated debt and are now looking for a way out. Well, the good news is that you are not alone. According to a survey by Pew Charitable Trust, 8 out of 10 Americans have some form of debt. Even more surprising is the fact that about 47% of baby boomers are still paying off their mortgages, well into their retirement. Facing debt can be incredibly stressful and frustrating. … [Read more...] about Why is Debt Consolidation Loan a Better Option for You?
If your goal is to manage your money, it can be such a stressful thing. We all know we should have a budget, should pay our bills on time, and should not be accumulating a crazy amount of credit card debt. So why do so many millennials have trouble with their finances? According to the National Financial Capability Study, two-thirds of Millennials ( 23-35 in 2012) have at least one source of … [Read more...] about 5 Tools That Make it Easy to Manage Your Money
Halloween is such an exciting time of the year. For one night you get to dress however you want and not be judged for it. You can finally wear the outfits you’ve been too afraid to try on the other 364 days of the year. But while it is such an exciting day, it can also be a very expensive day. In fact, Halloween is the second largest consumer spending holiday after Christmas. Yikes! Between the … [Read more...] about How to Dominate Halloween on a Budget
When it comes to managing money acquiring wealth, it is hard. There are so many books and mixed messages when it comes to making the most of the cash you have. Terms like "paying yourself first" and "making your money work for you" is cryptic enough for you to agree with this advice is sound. But when you really think about it, these terms alone make no sense to someone who has not … [Read more...] about How Millennials Can Make the Most of Their Money [Video]
One of the most common things that many people feel is that they would like to be able to have some level of financial stability and security in the future. But, this isn't something that's always easy to achieve, often because a lot of people simply don't know where to start. However, there are some things that you can do to ensure a more stable financial future for yourself and your family. Here … [Read more...] about It’s Never Too Early to Think About Your Financial Future