Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach

Financial scams are more common than ever in the U.S., and IRS scams are affecting millions of Americans.   Unfortunately, many victims of tax-related financial scams fall for these schemes because they mistakenly think they’re dealing with the IRS, some “government” department, or an “official” representative of a federal, state or local agency.   Con […]

  It’s great to have goals to help you get ahead in life. But setting totally unrealistic goals is one of the most common financial mistakes I see all the time.   Maybe it’s human nature. But way too many individuals spend many years – sometimes even decades – getting themselves into financial trouble. Then […]

Q: My husband is leaving after twenty years of marriage. He has been the primary bread winner.  I make 25,000 a year doing job a love.  I and my adult children will be living together for one year (hopefully).  I do not know where to begin with spending, saving or anything and at times I can […]

  Paying kids an allowance for getting good grades is a controversial subject in some circles. Those who advocate it – like I do – have a variety of reasons for giving our children an academic allowance. Related Questions:children should be paid for good gradesincentive for good grades