Colleen Oakley


Colleen Oakley is a writer and editor in Atlanta. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Marie Claire, Redbook, Women's Health, Parade,, Ladies' Homes Journal, Fitness, Health and Martha Stewart Weddings. To find out more about her, visit her website. Follow Colleen Oakley on Twitter.

Posts by Colleen Oakley

Money Secrets of the World’s Richest People … Revealed

After 30 years of studying millionaires, Steve Siebold explains how the wealthiest minds work—and what that could mean for you. More

401(k) Loans: What You Should Know

Whether you’re tempted to pay down debt or buy a home, a CFP® explains whether you should consider using your 401(k) for funds. More

How to Rebalance Your Portfolio—and Your Life

While tackling spring-cleaning tasks, don’t forget about your finances! Here’s where you might need to consider rebalancing. More

8 Apps and Websites That Pay Cash for Your Unwanted Clutter

Got overflowing closets? You could have cash instead. Check out the handy websites and apps that will pay for your unwanted junk. More

Are Your Financial Goals Realistic? We’ll Tell You

Follow along as a CFP® explains how these three people can turn dreams—from being debt-free to starting a business—into reality. More

5 Strategies That Can Make You Happy About Saving

Not many of us like saving money—but that’s about to change. Use these tips to make saving not only bearable, but enjoyable. More

One Secret That Could Help You Save a Lot of Money—and Why We Get Sidetracked

A study says it’s not those shiny new boots or car trouble impeding your savings progress—it’s your brain’s perception of time. More

5 Ways to Fend Off Contagious Bad Money Habits

It’s cold season, but germs may not be the only thing you catch—turns out that life choices may be contagious, too. More

Your Time or Your Money: Which Is More Valuable?

Time or money? The two questions to ask yourself next time you need to decide—plus, seven people share which they value more. More

Financial Frenemies: Who’s Your Budget Buster?

We all have that one person who tempts us to overspend. Experts explain why it happens and how to stop a saboteur in her tracks. More