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Stefanie OConnell

Stefanie OConnell

Author of the book, "The Broke and Beautiful Life," Stefanie O'Connell has been dubbed 'a financial expert, helping millennials feel as confident with their money as they do in their lives.

Why (and How) to Calculate Your Cost of Living

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Calculating cost of living expenses is key to building a spending plan that can help you break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle and start getting ahead.

How Much Should You Have in Your Emergency Fund?

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Do you have enough savings to cover an unexpected emergency? Here’s how to protect yourself from unexpected expenses with emergency fund savings.

What to Do About Your Medical Debt

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Medical debt can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to damage your financial life. Follow these steps for paying off your medical debt.

4 Ways to Use Your Supplemental Insurance Payout

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Your supplemental insurance payout can help ensure that a medical emergency doesn’t also become a financial emergency.

Don’t Miss Out on These Free Preventive Care Resources

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Staying healthy is expensive. Take advantage of these five health insurance perks to avoid getting sick and save money on long-term health costs.

Why an Emergency Savings Fund Is Worth It — and How to Get Started

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While you can’t predict the future, you can take steps to build a strong financial foundation with a full emergency savings fund.

Why You Can’t Afford to Wait to Take Care of Your Health

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It’s always tempting to hit snooze on going to the gym or creating a health care budget. Here’s why taking control of your health care early pays off.

Why Your Physical and Financial Health Are Linked — and How to Improve Them Both

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Bad financial decisions can affect your health. Improve your physical well-being with these three tips for financial health.

3 Major Unexpected Expenses to Expect (And How to Pay for Them)

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Expecting the unexpected isn’t just possible — it’s necessary. Here are some money management tips to get you started on the right path.

4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against a Loss of Income

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Being prepared for a potential loss of income is one of the best ways to maintain financial stability. Here’s how to manage the risk of an income loss.