Medicare Basics

What is Medicare Medicare is a federal government program that provides health insurance to people age 65 and over.  To be eligible, you must be a U.S. Citizens or permanent legal resident with at least five years of continuous residence. …

4 Steps for Caregivers

As you think about your own financial well-being as a caregiver, consider these 4 steps: STEP 1: Think about your own future.  As a caregiver, it may be tempting to leave your full-time job or to work part time, however, …

Ten Facts About Women & Caregiving

Women provide the majority of informal care for their family and friends(i). Largely because of caregiving responsibilities, women are more likely than men to work part-time, spend more years out of the labor force, and in general have shorter careers. …

Supporting Latina Savings on Latina Equal Pay Day

November 20 2019 – This year, Latina Equal Pay Day is being observed on November 20, 2019. This event marks the day when Latina pay catches up to that of white, non-Hispanic men from the previous year. More than 50 years after the passage of …

The Beginner’s Guide to Saving and Investing

So your parents or your colleagues or maybe just your conscience is on your case to stop spending everything you earn and start saving and investing some of that hard-earned money.  But where to begin?? It can seem intimidating to …

Financial To-Do’s for the Decades

In Your 20s Check out benefits that come with jobs. Consider the benefits—401(k), 403(b), pension, health, and other insurance—and not just salary. You may be surprised at how valuable benefits are when you add them up. Get into the habit …

5 Money Mistakes Women Should Avoid

Here are some common mistakes that a lot of women make and that you can learn to avoid: Debt Learn to live below your means. If you don’t have cash to back up your credit card spending, then do not …