Be your own boss: Five valuable tips for the self-employed

Amy Bergen •
Money Under 30
self-employed

Being your own boss can be great. But when you’re self-employed, you also become your own human resources representative, office manager, and accountant. The finances can get complicated—especially come tax time! A little preparation will set you up for financial success. Not sure whether you count as self-employed? According to the IRS, you’re self-employed if

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5 money lessons grandparents can teach their grandkids

Founder, Registered Financial Consultant, president, and Jim Martin •
Kiplinger
Grandparent reading to grandkid

If you are like many grandparents, you like your kids, sometimes, but you LOVE your grandkids. Being a grandparent is a special honor. You have a unique ability to shape your grandkids well beyond just spoiling them with sweets and sending them home. Given how important financial skills are to succeeding at life, it’s surprising

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How to have a debt-free holiday season

Christy Bieber •
The Motley Fool
Celebration and presents

With the holiday season approaching quickly, Americans are coming together to share a common tradition: worrying about having enough cash to get through the festive season.  More than 6 in 10 Americans report feeling at least some stress during the holidays, and finances are the No. 1 cause across all age groups. Sadly, concerns about holiday

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