11 Simple Steps to Save Money in 2021

11 Simple Steps to Save Money in 2021

According to Northwestern Mutual’s 2020 Planning and Progress survey, 9% of Americans have no personal savings at all. That translates to almost one out of every ten people with no emergency fund to fall back on when life changes or they’re faced with a...
Seeing The Equity in Your Home as a Game Changer

Seeing The Equity in Your Home as a Game Changer

SEEING EQUITY IN YOUR HOME AS A GAME CHANGER Erica Crohn Minchella www.ecminchellalaw.com   I spent the greater part of 2008 to 2015 defending foreclosures and working through short sales. It has forever skewed my view of what a mortgage should be. I am sure that...
Making Meaning of 2020

Making Meaning of 2020

Think back to March.  Everything seemed uncertain.  We had very little information, and there seemed to be no place to find details that we, as humans, need to function. We heard everything from “the virus is manmade”, to “it will just “disappear”,  to...
Divorce Doesn’t Have To Be Destructive

Divorce Doesn’t Have To Be Destructive

My Women Belong circle has been a great source of strength and support during 2020.  I’ve been grateful for our on-going connection and the generosity that professional referrals represent to me and my practice. Though I miss the in-person meetings I am appreciative...
Leave it or Roll it?

Leave it or Roll it?

Is it Time to Move Money from Old Retirement Plans? Over the course of their lifetime, the average American changes jobs 12 times and works for 5-7 different employers1. If this rings true for you, you may be among the millions of people who have started 401(k) or...