Leah Manderson


Leah Manderson is a personal finance blogger and aspiring financial planner. Join her newsletter for weekly tips and tricks on earning more, investing wisely and living richly. Follow Leah Manderson on Twitter.

Posts by Leah Manderson

How I’m Planning to Be a Work-From-Home Mom Someday

Leah doesn’t have kids yet, but she’s already hatched a plan for how she’ll work from home once she does. Here’s her strategy. More

How My Credit Score Almost Cost Me My Dream House

Leah was about to close on her first house—when she got a nasty surprise. See how she raised her credit score by 100 points since. More

How I Maxed Out My Retirement Savings While Making $28,000

If you feel like you couldn’t possibly save for retirement, you aren’t alone, and it isn’t impossible. This is how I did it. More

5 Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Investing

Patience, timing, research and more: One writer explains the ways in which her grandmother passed on her money wisdom. More

The 3 Times I Used My Emergency Fund: Was I Right to Dip Into It?

I’ve dipped into my savings for questionable reasons. But now a CFP® makes it clear: Were they actually emergencies? More

3 Ways to Make More Money Using Your Existing Skills

Want to earn more, no extra degree required? Try these three proven techniques for boosting your income. More

5 Money Mistakes We Made Moving in Together

Here are the five biggest money mistakes we made when we moved in together—hopefully, you won’t do the same. More