Posts by Stephanie Taylor Christensen

Financial Literacy 2.0: 6 Modern-Day Upgrades to Classic Money Lessons

To kick off Financial Literacy Month, we’re looking at how the best money lessons of yesteryear have gotten a modern update. More

HR Speak Decoded: The Real Meaning Behind 7 Common Phrases That Can Fool You

Stretch roles. Title promotions. Fluid growth opportunities. We decipher some of the most confusing workplace jargon. More

Spring-Clean Your Career: 5 Expert-Backed Ways to Scrub Your Work Life Fresh

Who says spring tidying is only for your abode? Job coaches share the top career to-dos you should be tackling this season. More

Everything You Need to Know to Raise Financially Fearless Kids: 12 Ways to Instill Money Confidence at Every Age

Whether you have toddlers or teens, these tips—like coining a money catchphrase—can help you raise financially confident children. More

Money Mic: ‘I Conquered Work-Life Balance—By Hacking My Weekends’

Stephanie suffered from weekend-warrior overload for years, until time-management gurus helped her reclaim her life—and sanity. More

Try Before You Buy: I Took a Mortgage Test Run

Before buying her first home, Stephanie simulated the cost of homeownership for three months. Here’s why she decided not to buy. More

9 Back-to-School Savings Tips From Real Parents

With the start of the school year comes sports, supplies and lessons of every kind. These parents share how they keep costs down. More

6 Big Résumé Flaws—and How to Hide Them

Job coaches, recruiters and candidates who have been in your shoes explain how to turn six common problems into wins. More

Pawn Shops Go Upscale: Is This a Good Way to Score Extra Cash?

Could these sites be a viable way to make some money—or are they too good to be true? More

‘I Paid Off $15,000 of Debt … Training for a Marathon’

When I started, I was a financial disaster and a non-athlete. Now, I’m a money-smart marathon runner. More