Brittney Castro, CFP®, AAMS®, CRPC® is the founder of Financially Wise Inc., a financial company whose mission is to teach individuals and couples the art of managing their finances in a thoughtful and proactive way. Brittney is a noted financial expert and a go-to resource for national media outlets and platforms. Additionally, Brittney serves as the in-house CFP® for Mint, as well as the Head of Education for Altruist, both roles where she can continue her efforts of spreading financial literacy to the masses through media interviews, video content, and social media campaigns.
Take time to evaluate your financial life and see where you stand. Review your budget, update or create new financial goals for 2021, take account of all your assets, liabilities, insurances and estate documents.22 October 2021
Debt isn’t always a bad thing. For example, taking on student loan debt may be the reason you’re able to earn your college degree, which will eventually increase your lifetime earnings. Or taking on a mortgage may help you one day buy a home.22 October 2021
With unemployment numbers climbing and the certainty of the economy unknown, your gut reaction might be to avoid thinking too much about your budget or money in general. But now, more than ever, is the time to make a plan.28 October 2020