Money Coaching from a Distance

Money Coaching from a Distance

With bungee jumping temporarily off my dance card, I was able to pour all of my energy into writing a new curriculum for my Money Circles on Zoom. As a Certified Money Coach, it’s important that I stay up-to-date with current events — and the current is changing fast....
Student Loan Forgiveness

Student Loan Forgiveness

Student loan forgiveness is a divisive topic. On one hand there are people who paid them back and are adamant that they should be paid back — and on the other hand, people are ending up on public assistance because their student loans are more than their rent. What I...
Being a Fiduciary Is Not a Gig

Being a Fiduciary Is Not a Gig

The gig economy really is great — if you’ve got a workout bench that needs to be assembled or a minor computer problem. When it comes to acting as a fiduciary, though, mobile apps, shared WiFi, and “thinking outside the box” just aren’t enough. At Judith Heft &...
Like Coronavirus, Tax Crooks Are Always Evolving

Like Coronavirus, Tax Crooks Are Always Evolving

Every year, scam artists innovate and the IRS plays catch-up. Don’t get me wrong, the IRS has a diligent fraud unit and they communicate to the public in a clear and concise way. That said, crooks can be frighteningly resourceful and creative — and every tax season...
Protections for Gift Card Holders

Protections for Gift Card Holders

If you’re like me, you have gift cards from the holidays. If you’re even more like me, you hear a ticking clock every time you look at them. What are the rules? Will the value disappear if I don’t spend it? True, you could sift through the fine print that came with...