Category: Personal Finance

  • Members Only Group Chat Recording: Ways to Track Your Spending

    Ways to Track Your Spending Making a budget is a great way to find opportunities to cut spending and save more in the new year, but what if you don’t know how much you should be spending? Before you begin budgeting, we recommend that you track your spending so you understand where your money is […]

  • Members Only Group Chat Preview: Ways to Track Your Spending

    Ways to Track Your Spending Making a budget is a great way to find opportunities to cut spending and save more in the new year, but what if you don’t know how much you should be spending? Before you begin budgeting, we recommend that you track your spending so you understand where your money is…

  • Financial Sense¢ Preview: ABLE Accounts Q/A

    When/Where Coming up this Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. 7:30pm ET, 6:30pm CT, 5:30pm MT, 4:30pm PT. Penny Forward’s public zoom program This chat will also be live streamed on the Penny Forward Facebook page and YouTube accounts. We also will be connecting the program to our Penny Forward Clubhouse Club. Topic Last month Congress passed…

  • Early Access Penny Forward Podcast: All About ABLE Accounts in 2023

    This week Chris, Liz, and MOe share with you some of what they know about ABLE accounts. Thanks to an omnibus spending bill passing and change effecting ABLE accounts, they felt this was a very timely topic to share the good news.   Click here to see the transcript…   Show Notes… Penny Forward pennyforward.com……

  • Early Access Penny Forward Podcast Transcript: All About ABLE Accounts in 2023

    today, we’re going to be talking about the ins and outs of Able accounts. Able accounts are a wonderful tool for blind people and people with disabilities to save money without impacting their eligibility to receive means tested benefits. During an omnibus spending bill that was passed in late December of 2022 and takes affect……

  • Penny Forward on What’s the Matter With Kids Today tonight Jan 23 8pm ET

    Have questions on starting a family? How much does it cost? How do I afford transportation? When do I start saving for my child’s college? Should my child start working? Is allowance a good idea? When do I open bank accounts for my children? Should I be contributing to my retirement while raising a family?…

  • Social Security Administration Announces Web Site Redesign

    Today the Social Security Administration launched a redesigned web site that makes it easier to apply for and manage your Social Security benefits. “We’ve redesigned our website to serve you better”, the SSA says in the email announcement they sent this morning. Blind people are really going to like this site redesign. It’s now easy…

  • Recording, Members Only Group Chat: ABLE Accounts, Where to Find Out More

    ABLE Accounts, Where to Find Out More… During last week’s Members-only Group Chat, the topic of Able accounts was casually mentioned. In expanding upon this topic further, this week, we took an in-depth look at how to research different Able account options and the process to sign up for an account. We also left time……

  • Preview, Members Only Group Chat: ABLE Accounts, Where to Find Out More

    ABLE Accounts, Where to Find Out More… During last week’s Members-only Group Chat, the topic of Able accounts was casually mentioned. In expanding upon this topic further, this week, we will take an in-depth look at how to research different Able account options and the process of signing up for an account. We’ll also leave…

  • Penny Forward Podcast: Money Moves to Kick Off 2023

    This week Chris, Liz, and MOe discuss some of the moves they are making with their finance’s to kick off the year right. They discuss getting credit reports, signing up for ABLE Accounts, looking to retirement, and other ways you can lower some bills.   Click here to see the transcript…   Show Notes… Penny…