Posts by Natasha Burton

I Ignored My $140K Student Loan Debt for Years. Here’s How I Took Control

One woman’s “out of sight, out of mind” attitude about her debt cost her more than $20K. Now, she’s making sure her daughter doesn’t make the same mistakes. More

Money Confession: I Was a New-Mom Impulse Shopper

I was prepared for the sleepless nights and diapers, but not the credit card bills. More

How to Not Go Broke Attending Weddings This Summer

Save on travel, accommodations, clothing, childcare and gifts with these expert tips. More

Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About Earning, Spending and Saving

Exercises to help your kids go from “learning” to “doing.” More

The 1 Consequence of the Pay Gap You May Not Be Prepared For

Being underpaid could have a big effect on your long-term financial plan. More

The New-Baby Expenses No One Budgets For

Under-the-radar costs the baby books don’t always tell you about. More

How to Stay Friends With a Spendaholic (Without Going Into Debt)

Hanging with someone who burns through cash can take a toll on your finances and relationship — but it doesn’t have to. More

How to Have a Social Life on a Budget, Even When Your Friends Spend More

You can have a full social life and also reach your financial goals. You just need to have the money talk with your friends first. More

Financial Wins We Don’t Give Ourselves Enough Credit For

End the year on a high note by celebrating the small money successes that made a big difference in your financial wellness. More

‘How Becoming a Mom Forced Me to Do Less and Enjoy the Holidays More’

Forget making hand-crafted gifts and Instagram-worthy decorations, a new baby helped spark a simpler approach to the season. More