A Teacher’s Day In The Life (10): Summer Spending

We have a busy schedule and a lot of money to spend if we’re not careful.

A Teacher’s Day In The Life (9): The Dreaded Budget

So it is time to get smart and make our money work for us instead of ignoring it.

Why (almost) every teacher needs a financial advisor

When I talk to teachers at various points in their career about their financial concerns, the one response I seem to hear is “I wish I had one of you earlier”.

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A Teacher’s Day In The Life (5): The Finances of Buying a Home

David and I had been talking about buying a home since before we were married. We knew it would take a while for us to be able to afford it because of all our debt.

I am married to a teacher, how should we save for retirement?

The concerns held by teachers about their long-term benefits are not just held by them, they’re also a concern for their spouses. So what do I suggest when it comes to saving for retirement?

A Teacher’s story of IVF and having a child #NIAW2016

My experience didn’t go smoothly. I awoke to a panic attack. Apparently I don’t handle anesthesia well.

It hurt. David had to remind me I wasn’t having a miscarriage. The nurse had to remind me to breathe.

Then you go home and wait for five days.

How to choose a 403(b) vendor

How to pick, or evaluate, a 403(b) vendor? It’s often not as simple as how the rep explains the product. Find out how with our in-depth steps.

I’m retired from teaching, now what?

This new phase of life can bring a sea of emotions, and many of them can be unexpected. However when it comes to planning what to do with your time – which can span decades – it pays to put some deliberate thought into it.

I’m being RIFfed, what do I do?

If you are new to the world of teaching, being RIFfed is one of the most soul-destroying things that can happen to you. What do you do when that time comes?