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Principles of Financial Planning Series: Protect the Income, Grow the Rest

By Samantha Compton This month, I’m introducing the last principle in this series, Financial Principle #5: Protect the Income, Grow the Rest.  This principle will...

How to pack the perfect picnic

By Amber Pankonin With the one-year anniversary of Smart Women Smart Money magazine and the fact that we survived a pandemic, there are so many...

College Savings Month: Why Financial Education is Essential

By Nebraska State Treasurer John Murante Financial wellness has become increasingly important for all Americans. In the wake of downturns, a global pandemic, and...

Remembering 9/11: Peg Creonte Shares About “The Innate Goodness of People”

By Peg Creonte On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was home with our two young boys, just 4 and 5 years old and...

A History and Celebration of Labor in America

By Sarah Wall For many of us, Labor Day is an end-of-summer celebration. It’s an extra Monday away from the office filled with neighborhood barbeques...

Heart of the Matter with Melanie Kreifels: A Work in Progress

By Melanie Kreifels, MA, LCPC Our lives are intertwined by moments, sometimes just barely touching each other and others slamming up against each other.  Each...