Three Tips to Save Money During Inflation

By Sarah Wall By now, we know that it isn’t in our imagination: our day-to-day purchases really are more expensive than they were last year...

Ringing the New Year in Right: Strategizing Priorities in 2023

By Sarah Wall With the flurry of activity around the holidays – from Christmas parties to gift exchanges, to pageants and performances, and more –...

From Holiday Hassle to Christmas Magic: How to Maintain Your Sense of Peace this Season

By Sarah Wall It’s the most wonderful time of the year… isn’t it? The Christmas season is certainly full of joy, love, and wonder. This...

Part 3: My Child is Going to College – Graduation and Beyond

By Ashley Reich As a parent, you have assisted your child in finding the right degree program and walked them through the financial aid process...

Holiday Fashion Tips: Interview with Joy Ballard

By Carrie Sheffield The holidays are upon us. How can ladies look stylish without breaking the bank? Smart Women Smart Money turned to former model...

Five Tips for Your Holiday Budget

By Naomi Atwater The impending holidays sometimes do not feel as merry as we wish they did: personal expectations, social pressure, hurting budgets, and many...

Honoring Our Nation’s Bravest: Veterans Day 2022

By Sarah Wall On most days of the year, the majority of Americans would probably admit that our rights and freedoms aren't exactly top-of-mind. The...

Part 2: My Child is Going to College – Choosing a Degree Program

By Ashley Reich When I was growing up, I remember I had lofty aspirations to go into a certain career field. I am certain you...

Independent Women’s Forum Celebrates 30th Anniversary: Honors Four Americans

By Carrie Sheffield Smart Women Smart Money magazine is proud to sponsor the Independent Women's Forum's (IWF) 30th-anniversary celebration and marquee Annual Awards Gala. This...

A Letter to College Freshman: Don’t Believe the Myths

By Naomi Atwater Dear Freshman, Your new chapter has begun - congrats! Nothing is quite like the excitement (and maybe nervousness!) of starting something this new....

September is College Savings Month: Tips on Saving for Your Child’s Future Education

By Sarah Wall For millions of American students and families, early fall this year means preparing for the brand-new experience of living and studying on...