Cheryl Lock


Cheryl Lock has been writing and editing for six years now, and has covered topics including travel, politics, health, food, literature and more. It was at her last gig as assistant editor at Parents magazine working on money stories that she realized her passion for helping parents navigate family life while still saving some cash.Cheryl has a savings account specifically for home goods, because it's really important for her to love her home environment. She’s never sorry when she spends money on something that makes her place feel more inviting!Follow Cheryl Lock on Twitter: @cmlock42

Posts by Cheryl Lock

The Student Loan Gender Divide

A new study finds that student loan debt is similar across the sexes—but one group is far more concerned about paying it back. More

Is This the End of Alimony?

Many states are considering new legislation that would put an end to permanent spousal support. More

Uh-oh: Starbucks Raising Prices Today

The cost of some of the company’s caffeinated concoctions just rose by 1%. Is your drink of choice on the list? More

Why You’re Distracted at Work

In a new study, 70% of Americans said they were “actively disengaged” at work. Is this major worry to blame? More

Are You Unethical?

According to recent research, exposure to this everyday item could really corrupt some people. More

What’s Your Tipping Point?

New research shows that retirees are more confident about their futures when they have this amount squirreled away in savings. More

The Real Reason We Spend Hefty Money on Health Care

It’s not pricey prescriptions or heroic medical interventions that cause the U.S. to lead the world in medical costs. More

Can You Imagine Your Way to a New Car or House?

Turns out the key to making better money decisions may be all in your head. More

Would You Have a Recycled Wedding?

This trend is the latest way for couples to save when tying the knot. More

Oklahoma Tornado Victims Need Your Help

Learn about top charities in the Oklahoma City area, and how to budget for giving. More