Should I get Life Insurance for my Child?

Advertisements I’m in several Facebook groups dedicated to helping women with their personal finance goals. A lot of women ask really important questions, including about life insurance. I was asked directly “should I get life insurance for my child?” She explained that her kid has a high likelihood of being uninsurable as an adult. SheContinue reading “Should I get Life Insurance for my Child?”

Millionaire Traits

Advertisements We recently took a trip to celebrate my best friend from college at her 40th birthday party. It was a special occasion and I very much looked forward to spending time celebrating my gorgeous friend. I bought a new dress for the party, we bought our airline tickets and stayed with Mr. Moneyaire’s oldContinue reading “Millionaire Traits”

I Bonds Won’t Make You Rich

Advertisements I’ve been receiving a lot of positive feedback from folks about my articles on I Bonds. I am delighted something I wrote has helped people! However, let’s take a step back and review because I Bonds won’t make you rich. I don’t think I’ve gone a day in the last 5 months without seeingContinue reading “I Bonds Won’t Make You Rich”

Your Home Is Not a Great Investment

Advertisements “Why not buy a larger home with a bigger yard? It’d be a great investment.” A friend of ours asked us this question when we mentioned how it might be nice for Baby Moneyaire to have a bigger yard to play in. We’ve recently been looking at single family homes with a yard. However,Continue reading “Your Home Is Not a Great Investment”

Female Powered Investing

Advertisements If you’ve mistook the last few week’s headline news reports for fiction straight out of Handmaid’s Tale, you wouldn’t be alone. Women’s right to abortion has taken a huge hit. Someone at the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) leaked an opinion by a majority of the high court that will overturn RoeContinue reading “Female Powered Investing”

ESG Investing

Advertisements The past few weeks have been special for the Abrahamic traditions. Christians celebrated Easter (Orthodox Easter a week later), Jews celebrated Passover, and Muslims observed Ramadan and Eid. Recently, there seems to be an assault on women’s reproductive rights. Religion, environmental sustainability, corporate governance, and societal concerns, are very important to people’s value systems.Continue reading “ESG Investing”

Leasing is not fleecing

Advertisements On the path to financial freedom you’ll hear a lot of advice regarding transportation. The standard advice is, if you need a vehicle, buy a car and drive it into the ground. Leasing a car is demonized. Famous and misguided financial guru, Dave Ramsey, says “leasing is fleecing.” I once suggested that someone inContinue reading “Leasing is not fleecing”

Series I Bonds and a 9.62% Interest Rate

Advertisements The first time I wrote about Series I Bonds was in November of 2021. I wrote about using I bonds to park excess emergency fund money to stave off inflationary pressures on your cash. November 2021 was the first time I purchased I Bonds because the interest rate was a historic high 7.12%. NowContinue reading “Series I Bonds and a 9.62% Interest Rate”

A Price Tag For Your Goals

Advertisements One of my favorite times of year is when Mr. Moneyaire and I get together to goal set and create our budget that we track against for our upcoming year. It gives me an opportunity to do the big picture thinking I enjoy. Mr. Moneyaire could probably do without the goal setting portion, whereasContinue reading “A Price Tag For Your Goals”