GB Bulletin: Living Paycheck to Paycheck Sucks

Photo by Michael Longmire on Unsplash But it’s possible to break the cycle More than half of Americans report living paycheck to paycheck. That means they don’t have a buffer to pull from if an emergency were to strike or if a paycheck came late. That’s scary! Living paycheck to paycheck can be stressful and … Read more

How to Prep Your Budget for the Back to School Season

Students all across the world shifted to remote learning over a year ago because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This shift had a sudden and dramatic effect on families’ childcare needs, and combined with other effects of the pandemic, like possible losses of parents’ income, many families were forced to make similarly sudden changes to … Read more

What We’re Perusing #4

This is the fourth edition of our occasional What We’re Perusing newsletter. This time, we’ll take a look at prison fines and who moves up the economic ladder. We’ll also learn about how some people are approaching the issue of reparations. PODCAST: Fine and Punishment: Prison fines and fees are used to pay for basic … Read more

Need to buy a car with a loan? Read this first.

Buying a car in cash is a great goal. If you save up to buy a car in cash, you avoid spending money on interest, and you save yourself the headache of incorporating another monthly payment into your budget. But while buying a car in cash is often the recommended approach, it’s important to note … Read more