Avoiding Big Student Debt

Trying to figure ways to avoid a heavy student debt load after college? Check out my latest story — my first for CreditCards.com.

How to avoid crushing student debt

New Parenthood in Midlife and Personal Finances

Here’s my new piece for cnbc.com on the financial implications of starting (or adding to) a family in middle age. Unlike younger parents, fortysomethings with babies will hit retirement age about the same time their tots are ready for college. The story marks my expansion into personal-finance coverage.