June 2016

Stupid Sh*t People Do With Their Money

Stupid Sh*t People Do With Their Money

by Sophia Bera June 29, 2016

Two months ago, I wrote a blog post about ways people pretend to have their money sh*t together, and I got a lot of responses from readers who loved it. Apparently you all know people who are good at keeping up appearances … or maybe you just like when I include partially-obscured curse words in […]

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Millennial women investing

Why Millennial Women Need to Invest, Even If We Don’t Think We’re Ready

by Sophia Bera June 15, 2016

When it comes to investing, women still lag behind men in terms of getting started and that means we miss out on years of compound interest. Investing is important because it allows your savings to grow considerably more than they would if you kept all of your money in a savings account. A recent survey […]

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Roth IRA Contribution Limits

I No Longer Qualify for a Roth IRA — Now What?

by Sophia Bera June 1, 2016

You’ve heard the advice when it comes to saving for retirement: contribute enough to your employer-sponsored retirement plan to get the company match, and then contribute up to $5,500 per year to a Roth IRA. But Roth IRAs have income limits — $133,000 for single tax filers, and $196,000 for married filers. And if your […]

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