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Author Archives: Jean Chatzky
When you go through a major life change – a divorce or separation, the death of a spouse, a major move – it can feel like your finances are in a free fall. But often, getting your money in order, … Continue reading
Talking about money is not the easiest thing in the world. Far from it. According to one recent survey conducted by LearnVest, a financial education website, couples have about 20 conversations about money a year – and about five fights. … Continue reading
Over the past few years I’ve gotten married – so has my mother. We, like Carolyn, have set up household systems that seem to be working. And, like Carolyn, they both involve money that is yours, mine and ours. Here’s … Continue reading
Who manages the finances at your house? You? Your spouse? Both? Neither? I remember when it dawned on me that – even in houses run by people who are more than financially astute, Wall Street types and business owners – … Continue reading
Where do you want to age? To spend your quote-unquote golden years. If you’re like the vast majority of people (and my mother…and Carolyn…and me) home would be your preference, rather than a nursing home or an assisted living facility. … Continue reading
When it comes to networking, women do it differently. It’s not all golf courses and steak dinners. Step one – as Carolyn noted – is being willing to sit down and talk with just about anyone who will listen. Step … Continue reading
Does money buy happiness? The research is mixed. One recent study says yes, happiness rises in a fairly straight line as the amount of money you have rises. Others (including one I conducted myself) say that once you have enough … Continue reading
There’s nothing fun about a layoff, particularly these days when the amount of time it takes to find the next job is still way above historical averages. But if it has to happen, you’re best off if – like Carolyn … Continue reading
Hurricane Sandy. The housing bubble (and bust). Divorce. Cancer. Enron. What do all of those things have in common? They – and plenty of other triggers like them – have been the causes of financial setbacks in the lives of … Continue reading
That’s true in many, many instances. Think of buying a gift for a birthday a week from now. You put it off, then put it off some more. All of a sudden that birthday is tomorrow. You no longer have … Continue reading