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Divorce and Money: Unpack One Box At a Time

A few years ago, when I was moving from Florida to Maryland with my husband, while pregnant, AND switching jobs, I had a friend give me some great advice.  “Take it one box at a time,” she told me.  “But there is so much to do!!”  I responded, exasperated at the growing To Do List… Continue reading Divorce and Money: Unpack One Box At a Time

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Money Mondays: How Exactly are Financial Advisors Paid? And By Who?

Hi friends! So, I've mentioned in the past that you should find a financial advisor that you trust to help you plan for retirement and invest your money.  I've had people say to me, "Margo, how come the person who sold me insurance is offering to do a retirement projection for free, but other advisors… Continue reading Money Mondays: How Exactly are Financial Advisors Paid? And By Who?

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Kristy and Christiana’s Friday Guide to the Royal Wedding Couch-gate

I mean, who over the age of 30 hasn't thought, at least once, that  "All Prince Harry or William has to do is meet me. We'll fall in love, and I'll be a real PRINCESS"?  We know as sure as there are biscuits at tea that we have. We all watched them grow up and witnessed the… Continue reading Kristy and Christiana’s Friday Guide to the Royal Wedding Couch-gate

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Money Mondays: 3 Types of Accounts You Should Open Now to Save for Retirement

Happy Monday, Friends! Today, I'd like to talk about retirement.  Every time I think about having this conversation with my clients, I think about this one young man I spoke with not too long ago.  We were talking about managing his debt, and he said, "When the bills come in the mail, I swerve them."… Continue reading Money Mondays: 3 Types of Accounts You Should Open Now to Save for Retirement

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Friday Faves: Margo’s Go-To For Working/Busy Moms

Hi friends! I want to throw some things out there (like my besties did) that I have found to be stellar items as a working/busy/tired mom.  (Brad Pitt dancing has nothing to do with this but I liked the gif, so there you go.  Happy Friday!) 1. Pumping on the go Accessories.  Before I even… Continue reading Friday Faves: Margo’s Go-To For Working/Busy Moms

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Margo’s Money Management: Why I Won’t Tell You ‘How Women Behave With Money’

Since we’re getting all personal here, I want to start by revealing a huge pet peeve of mine.  Let me set the stage with a few examples: While studying for a finance exam recently, the instructor in my course said, “Women have unique challenges when it comes to saving for retirement.  However, one positive thing… Continue reading Margo’s Money Management: Why I Won’t Tell You ‘How Women Behave With Money’

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Adventures of Mommy Money: Introducing Margo!

“Mom, the teacher said that we are making lunches for homeless people.  How can people be without a home?” This was the question my 5-year old son asked me as I was rushing around the house at 6:30 am trying to get everyone to put on their clothes/shoes and get in the car.  “Well, my… Continue reading Adventures of Mommy Money: Introducing Margo!