How to Keep Money Problems Out of Your Marriage

Money problems and marriage don’t have to go hand in hand. Learn how this simple solution can keep money problems out of your marriage for good. How many of you struggle with money problems in your marriage? I have a secret for you… you are not alone. Very few marriages are free of money problems.…

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Monday Market Update 10-18-2021

The stock market rallied last week as earnings season kicked off, and a host of economic data was released. We got data on September inflation, August Job Openings, September Retail Sales and more. Catch all the details below for this week’s Monday market update or listen on this week’s episode of Finance Explained. Last Week…

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Monday Market Update 10-11-2021

It was another mixed week in the stock market. Market volatility remains higher as uncertainty looms from both the economic outlook, as well as debates in Congress around the debt ceiling and major spending bills. Catch all the details below for this week’s Monday market update or listen on this week’s episode of Finance Explained.…

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Monday Market Update 10-4-2021

It was another rough week in the stock market. Market volatility remains higher as uncertainty looms from both the economic outlook, as well as debates in Congress around the debt ceiling and major spending bills. Catch all the details below for this week’s Monday market update or listen on this week’s episode of Finance Explained.…

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Awesome Finance Books Every Woman Should Read

The most successful people in the world all have one thing in common: they never stop reading. Having previously shared what I consider the best books about finance, many of you expressed interest in reading and discussing them together, as well as having regular recommendations on finance books to read. And so last year, the…

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Monday Market Update 9-27-2021

The market eked out a gain last week, in spite of the default threat of Evergrande, the FOMC announcement on asset tapering to begin “soon,” potentially weakening housing market data, and all the uncertainty around the nation’s debt ceiling. Catch all the details below for this week’s Monday market update or listen on this week’s…

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10 Different Ways 2020 Hurt the Average Family Budget

One of the most popular posts here on Family Finance Mom is the example of a family budget, based on the 2018 Consumer Expenditure data released annually by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This month, the BLS released the data for 2020, giving us a detailed look at just how 2020 – with the pandemic,…

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Monday Market Update 9-20-2021

The market continued to falter last week in the face of a series of rising concerns: slowing economic recovery, persistent inflation, Delta variant and now, potential wider-spread financial concerns from the meltdown of a major Chinese commercial real estate developer. Catch all the details below or listen on this week’s episode of Finance Explained. Last…

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The Economic Recovery: 5 Data Points to Watch This Fall

This summer, the National Bureau of Economic Research declared the recession officially ended in April 2020. The global pandemic and resulting US lockdowns caused a massive, but short-lived, economic contraction lasting just two months… however, by many measures, our economy has yet to fully recover. Where are we currently in the economic recovery? Read on…

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