Cat Alford

Cat Alford, Personal Finance ExpertCatherine Alford is the go-to personal finance expert for educated, aspirational moms who want to recapture their life passions, earn more, reach their goals, and take on a more active financial role in their families.

Cat was named the Best Contributor/Freelancer for Personal Finance in 2014, and over the past few years her writing and financial expertise have been featured in dozens of notable publications like The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Finance, U.S. News and World Report, The Huffington Post, Kiplinger, Investopedia, Business Insider, and many more. She has been interviewed by Good Morning America, Mint, The Work at Home Woman, and Huffington Post Live and is a sought-after speaker at universities and large conferences on topics such as motherhood, money, and entrepreneurship.

Money and Relationships: How to Merge Finances without Any Drama

There are many benefits to combining finances with your partner, namely a shared sense of unity and responsibility. Sharing bank accounts encourages you to work together to reach your financial goals, but it can also cause tension if you’re not careful.

Cat Alford 21 Jan

How to Save Money: 74 Money Savings Tips You Can Use Each Month

Saving money, it turns out, can be a challenge at first. But, that doesn’t mean it’s an impossible skill to learn. Once you learn how to save money, it gets addicting. Here are 74 money saving tips you can start using today.

Cat Alford 09 Dec

Christmas on a Budget: How to Save and Still Enjoy Your Holiday

Christmas is a time to be merry and giving, but many people think if they do Christmas on a budget, they won’t be able to enjoy their holiday. Here’s how to have a good time this holiday season without breaking the bank.

Cat Alford 13 Nov

9 Steps to Buying Your First Home (First Time Home Buyer’s Guide)

In this first time home buyers’ guide, you’ll learn how much house you can afford, how to get pre-approved for a loan, how to find a buyer’s agent, and even tips for ensuring you’re able to keep your home long after moving in.

Cat Alford 23 Oct