Money has the power to cause great stress, but it doesn’t have to. A little studying and systematizing goes a long way. Below, I share my own financial philosophies and best practices, as well as tips, tools and coaching exercises that I use with clients to help get their finances in order too. Our financial lives are never fixed – they are constantly evolving as our lives change; these posts will help you manage the ebb and flow with greater ease.

Be sure to check out the Life After College infographic poster that I put together with — that’s a great jumping-off point for getting your money matters in order.

Before I jump in to the post round-up for this category, I just have to squeal with glee and share a video from the blog post SUZE ORMAN KNOWS WE EXIST!!!

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Written by Davis Nguyen You’re 26 years old with $100,000 in student loans. Your recent start-up has just collapsed. You have a law degree and your friends and family pressure you to be a lawyer, but what you really want to do is build things. What do you do? This was a real dilemma facing Andrew […]


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Note from Jenny: there are still four days left to enter the HP Slate 7 Tablet giveaway! Enter here by leaving a comment about your favorite up-and-comer app for your smart phone or tablet. The contest runs until Sunday, September 15, and I will announce the winner next week on the blog.  Today’s post is […]

Guest post written by Stephanie Halligan There’s an inspiring (and terrifying) TEDTalk circulating the web. In this video, clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay, author of The Defining Decade: Why Your 20s Matter and How to Make the Most of Them, boldly and fervently proclaims that your 20s are the most important, defining decade of your […]

Today’s post is by Leah Manderson; this is the first in a three-part money series. It seems like 20-somethings get the short end of the stick when it comes to money. Entry-level salaries. Record student loan debt. Life’s biggest expenses right ahead, like weddings, houses and kids. In this stage of life, distributing money toward your […]

From the moment I first met her at Alexia Vernon’s Moxie Camp conference, I had an insta-crush on Jacquette Timmons. This woman is a radiant, positive powerhouse for good, and I feel fortunate to have crossed paths with her this year. Jacquette’s professional success impressed me — she’s a frequent TV correspondent (CNN, Bloomberg Report), investment […]


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Today is a VERY exciting day . . . I’m proud to introduce the newest member of the Life After College family!* *Oh my . . .now I’m referring to projects as children. You know you’re hopelessly addicted to blogging when . . .  In collaboration with Mint and Quicken, we’ve released an infographic today called […]