Posted In: Housing
As African Americans celebrate President Obama's inauguration, a disproportionate number of them are struggling to avoid foreclosures on their homes. Commentator Amelia Tyagi says we should examine the practices that led many of them into this situation.
The crash of the financial markets and the pile up of investment scams have some people asking -- Where were the regulatory agencies in all of this? Commentator Amelia Tyagi says financial products need to be regulated as strictly as the drug, toy and cosmetic industries to prevent further meltdowns.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement
If you only just decided to make a budget, don't worry. It's not too late to get cookin'. Here to help Kai count financial calories is author Amelia Tyagi. Her new book has tips on how to make and stick to a financial diet.
What if your state doesn't have a marriage initiative? Finance advice is on the way. On hand to help get you started with the basics for managing money in a relationship is Amelia Tyagi, a financial consultant and author.
Posted In: Jobs
All parents love their kids, but when should mom and dad tell them to fly the coop? When they're 18? 21? What if they won't go? This week, our advice columnist Dan Savage and financial consultant Amelia Tyagi explain how to get kids off the parental dole.
Posted In: Jobs
How many hours did you work this week? 40? More than 40? Over 60? Even 80?! Are you a workaholic, or is someone you love? Don't worry, we're here to help. This is the first week of a new segment on Sound Money -- it's called "Your Money or Your Life." And in it, our love and money mavens, advice columnist Dan Savage and financial consultant Amelia Tyagi, will suggest some steps to take -- maybe not exactly 12 -- but enough to help.