Hello, my dear community! If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed that (almost) every morning, I share a page from two books I am reading during my morning routine. As some of you might know, I now have a newborn, and my mornings don’t always look the same. Thankfully, we usually haveContinue reading “Books for your Morning Ritual”
Author Archives: Girl$ on The Money
Helpful Resources for Investors (Part I)
A frequently asked question within the Girl$ on The Money community is to share the platforms I use for investing research or to keep up with stock market news and developments. This blog post is long overdue, but better late than never 🙂 Let’s start with one of my favorites – The American Association ofContinue reading “Helpful Resources for Investors (Part I)”
Best Savings Accounts for Emergency Funds (and beyond)
*This post was last updated on 05/16/2023. All rates are updated as of that date.* It is no secret that I am a huge stock market fan. The fact that we have the privilege of investing our money in high-quality stocks and funds that help us build wealth over time is fascinating to me. WithContinue reading “Best Savings Accounts for Emergency Funds (and beyond)”
Stock Market Holidays: 2023
Many investing fanatics (myself included) probably wish the market was open year-round. However, that’s not the case. Below, I share the dates on which the stock market will be closed in 2023: And that’s all folks! Questions? Comments? Let me know below! 🙂 Courses and Resources for Investing Beginners: Are you new to the investingContinue reading “Stock Market Holidays: 2023”
The Fed Raises Rates: What does it mean for the average person?
On Wednesday, 12/14/2022, Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, announced that interest rates are going up again. This time by 0.50 points taking it to a new targeted range between 4.25% and 4.5%: Source: CNBC The constant raises have been standard practice in 2022, and it’s the government’s attempt to control inflation, among otherContinue reading “The Fed Raises Rates: What does it mean for the average person?”
Happy Birthday: Girl$ on The Money!
Today is my blog anniversary. We are celebrating its 9th birthday! In honor of this special day, I want to share the “back story” on how the name was born. Back in 2013, I was working on Wall Street. My office was right across the New York Stock Exchange. I can’t even begin to tellContinue reading “Happy Birthday: Girl$ on The Money!”
Should you hire a financial advisor?
Here is a question I’ve gotten several times over the years from members of the Girl$ on The Money community: How do you feel about financial advisors? Do you recommend getting one? What should I look for when picking an advisor? And here are my two cents: While I 100% respect the financial advisor industryContinue reading “Should you hire a financial advisor?”
What saving and investing allowed me to do
Hello, Future Investors! During a recent workshop, I shared a personal story about one of the most important things saving my money and investing it has allowed me to do. Here’s the gist of it: When I started working at my first corporate job (at the age of 21), I realized VERY early on thatContinue reading “What saving and investing allowed me to do”
Series I Bonds: Explained!
UPDATE: Starting November 1st, 2022, and through May 1st, 2023, the NEW rate on Series I bonds is 6.89% (adjusted from 9.62%). Keep reading to learn more about what iBonds are. Hello, my Dear Community! After a recent Instagram Reel where I mentioned Series I Bonds as a vehicle to save money in the shortContinue reading “Series I Bonds: Explained!”
Favorite Savings Accounts for Emergency Funds (and beyond)
*This post was last updated on 05/09/2023. All rates are updated as of that date.* It is no secret that I am a huge stock market fan. The fact that we have the privilege of investing our money in high-quality stocks and funds that help us build wealth over time is fascinating to me. WithContinue reading “Favorite Savings Accounts for Emergency Funds (and beyond)”