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Mama Fish Saves
General Finance
Budgeting, Investing
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Norwood, Massachusetts, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Financial analyst
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Saving for retirement when you’re traditionally employed is pretty straightforward. But when you run your own business? Things get more complicated. Luckily, you have options. And my friend Justin Pritchard, a CFP® (Certified Financial Planner), has stopped by to help us break them down.  When you work for a large company, a Human Resources department takesRead More The post How To Save For Retirement When You’re Self-Employed appeared first on Mama Fish ...
Posted: Aug 15 2018 @ 7:00 AM
When deciding how much life insurance you need, the critical factor is typically current and future income. But what about families, like mine, where one spouse doesn’t earn a traditional income? Elementary math taught us that anything times zero equals zero. So, can stay-at-home parents skip life insurance? No. The loss of a stay-at-home parentRead More The post Why Stay-At-Home Parents Need Life Insurance (& How To Get It) appeared first ...
Posted: Aug 13 2018 @ 7:00 AM
You know that feeling when you see something and immediately think, “That is freaking GENIUS.” That happened to me in the #WomenRockMoney Facebook group recently. This woman graduated less than a year ago and her idea was so good I just had to share it. Let’s cut to the tape! Megan is naming each ofRead More The post The Joyful Student Loan Repayment Strategy appeared first on Mama Fish Saves. ...
Posted: Aug 10 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Does the thought of a money podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall? Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. Personally, I’m a podcast addict. My PocketCast app is subscribed to soRead More The post Top Podcasts to Level-Up Your Money Knowledge appeared first on Mama Fish Saves. ...
Posted: Aug 08 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Time: the one thing virtually everyone agrees they need more of (OK, maybe money too). It’s no secret time and money are two of the biggest stressors in life. Luckily, there are tons of tools that can help you with your finances, so you spend less time worrying about them. This article covers four waysRead More The post 4 Ways to Automate Your Finances and Stop Stressing About Money appeared first ...
Posted: Aug 06 2018 @ 7:00 AM
I would like to thank Mama Fish Saves for lending me her platform to share my experience in working with couples to achieve financial success. Especially since I am going to challenge a good portion of what the personal finance community and blogosphere have to save about paying down debt. Now, you may be wonderingRead More The post How To Get Your Partner On Board Financially appeared first on Mama Fish ...
Posted: Aug 01 2018 @ 7:00 AM
If this blog, in all its posts, newsletters, videos, and podcast appearances can teach you one thing, I hope it’s this. You need an In Case of Emergency Binder. Whether you’re a parent whose kids might need care, a DIY investor whose spouse knows little about your finances, or a person who’s aging and willRead More The post How to Create an Emergency Binder for A Complete Disaster & Estate Plan ...
Posted: Jul 30 2018 @ 7:00 AM
We are back with another installment of the Aha! Moment debt series! This month we meet Mr. Budget on a Stick (Mr. BoaS), he has paid off almost $40,000 in debt and today only has a mortgage. He and his wife moved to a cash budget to kill their spending and take control of theirRead More The post Aha Moment Debt Interview: How Mr. BoaS Paid Off $40,000 in Debt Without ...
Posted: Jul 25 2018 @ 7:00 AM
When I was 15-years-old, my grandfather was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. He was 64. To say this was a shock would be a drastic understatement. My grandfather was a healthy, active guy. He had just finished putting a new roof on the barn for my grandmother. If he hadn’t hurt his back shovelingRead More The post Letters From My Grandfather appeared first on Mama Fish Saves. ...
Posted: Jul 23 2018 @ 7:00 AM
We’ve all Googled a celebrity’s net worth. (Did you know Alec Baldwin is worth $65 million?!) But how many of us have calculated our own? Calculating and tracking your net worth is the best way to boil your financial progress down to one number. It can help you make progress towards your money goals andRead More The post Everything You Need to Know About Tracking Net Worth appeared first on Mama ...
Posted: Jul 20 2018 @ 7:00 AM


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