Can I Afford to Work Part-Time?

Can I Afford to Work Part-Time?

Wouldn’t it be great to have an extra day each week to run errands, spend time with your family, or just relax? But can you afford it? As a mom, I have often thought that part-time work would be the perfect compromise: I would have the extra time to spend time...
Retirement Saving for the Self-Employed

Retirement Saving for the Self-Employed

Being your own boss has a lot of perks. Unfortunately, having a workplace retirement plan and an 401(k) match isn’t one of them.  Even if you’re running the business of your dreams and never planning to fully retire, everyone wants the “option” to stop working (or...

Tax Advantages of Retirement Accounts

This is the sixth post in my “Taxes for Your Family” series. I’m always surprised when people don’t take advantage of tax-advantaged retirement accounts. Don’t they realize it’s the best deal Uncle Sam has going? Here are four ways saving in a...