Ask Nicole: Should I Pay Off Debt Before Building My Emergency Fund?

Do I aggressively pay off the student loan first, before worrying about my emergency fund? Is there a good way to balance the two goals?

Dear Businesslady: How Do I Manage?

Advice on being a boss.

Ask Nicole: Do I Have to Put My Partner’s Name on My Mortgage?

I currently live with my partner (we aren’t married) in a condo that I purchased before I met him.

Projects Work When They’re Right

On creativity, and how I get everything done.

Dear Businesslady: Remote Possibilities

What work-from-home routine is right for you?

Five Advice Columns (YES FIVE) to Discuss!

I got multiple requests to discuss the many financially-related questions that appeared in the internet’s major advice columns this week, so HERE WE GO.

Dear Businesslady: “That’s Not in My Job Description”

Advice for distinguishing between inappropriate and acceptable impositions on your work-time.

How to Find — and Pay For — a Therapist

As a therapist I make a point of acknowledging in every first session the effort the client put into getting into therapy in the first place.

The Trouble With Financial Advice

I’ve got three articles full of financial advice to share with you today — and although they’re all offering good, solid advice, I feel like something’s missing.

Ask Nicole: How Do I Get a Raise and Time Off While Still Working in My Field?

I’m a recent humanities PhD with lots of student loan debt struggling to get my life together.