Ashley Abramson is a Minneapolis-based writer. You can find her at ashleyabramson.com or connect with her on Twitter @ashleyabrmsn.
A teacher is speaking out about the lack of budget for classroom supplies. Between her own money and donations, she's spent $2,000 so far this year.
After her TikTok about the lack of money for classroom supplies went viral, this teacher received $1,800 in donations on top of the $200 she'd spent.
I planned to pay off my student loans before anything else, but a financial planner told me there's something more urgent: retirement
Since our student loans have low interest rates, a financial planner says we'd be better served putting extra money toward retirement savings instead.
It took me almost a decade to pay off $8,000 of student loan debt, but after refinancing I can't believe how fast it's going down
With an interest rate above 6%, I was barely paying anything towards my principal balance and felt frustrated, so I decided to refinance my loans.
I analyzed my husband's 401(k) using a free online tool, and now we're rethinking our retirement strategy
To better understand our investment, we online tool Blooom, which analyzes individual 401(k) plans and suggests changes based on your preferences.
Since accounting is all about interpreting information about finances and operations, accountants can be a key part of your financial advising team.
Depending on your financial situation, you might need professional help from financial planners, attorneys, brokers, or insurance agents.
Financial planners are great at helping you plan for the future and make the most of your money. They also know when an outside resource can help.
Choosing between a bank and a credit union isn't just about finding a place to keep your money. It's about an ongoing relationship.
Being on the same page about money won't just improve your financial well-being, it'll also strengthen your relationship.
For some people, wealth might mean the ability to buy whatever they want. For others, it might mean living without debt.
It might be tempting to borrow from your 401(k) to buy a house, but experts say it's almost always a bad move you'll regret
If you take your retirement savings out early, you'll not only pay taxes and fees on the withdrawal, but you'll miss out on future gains.
Financial therapy isn't just for people struggling with money — it's for anyone who wants to understand how their thoughts affect their bank account
Financial therapy helps analyze what you believe about money and how those beliefs affect your behavior.
I met with a new financial planner, and I've already made 2 game-changing tweaks to the way I manage my money
My husband and I recently paid off our credit card debt and decided to meet with a financial planner to establish new spending and saving habits.
My smart idea to make $400 a month as a landlord ending up costing me instead. Here's what I wish I'd known before I rented out my house.
Renting out your home can be a good way to make extra money — but not if you're unaware of the risks and potential costs.
Accountants say tax tips for small business owners and freelancers boil down to planning ahead well before tax time.
Hormones fluctuate later for women who breastfeed than for women who don't, which can essentially lead to delayed postpartum depression.
When her blood pressure skyrocketed a week before her due date, her birth plans had to change — and that sent the cost of her son's birth way up.
We've already booked a meeting with a financial planner for 2020, and there are 5 questions we can't wait to ask
Meeting with a financial planner is a great way to set financial goals for building your family's wealth in 2020. Here are five questions to ask.
Becoming a parent comes with a lot of responsibilities, from budgeting for everyday needs to thinking about investing in your child's future.
The couple took a scalpel to their spending and lived on one salary to pay down their credit card debt — and it worked.