Posts Tagged ‘Laura Shin’

How to budget: A simple, flexible method for everyone

How to budget: A simple, flexible method for everyone

Creating a budget can seem overwhelming. The categories often used to classify our expenses are too numerous to count — transportation, utilities, business, education, entertainment, financial expenses, food, gifts, and so on, plus all the subcategories [...]

The ultimate guide to getting out of debt

The ultimate guide to getting out of debt

by: Laura Shin Five years ago, when I was in my mid-30s, I opened my first adult savings account. I was attending a friend’s wedding in India and wanted to make sure I had [...]

The consumer’s guide to breaking up with your bank

by. Laura Shin Here’s a great New Year’s resolution for people who want to improve their finances and their mental health next year: audit your bank. Odds are, even if you’ve thought [...]

The Occupy Movement Is Launching A Money Cooperative

The Occupy Movement Is Launching A Money Cooperative

  In an ironic twist, the Occupy Wall Street movement, which, two years ago, galvanized resentment against Wall Street and gave birth to the phrase “the 99%,” has given birth to something new: a financial [...]

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