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Cat Alford

Cat is the go-to personal finance expert for educated, aspirational moms who want to recapture their life passions, earn more, reach their goals, and take on a more active financial role in their families. Cat was named the Best Contributor/Freelancer for Personal Finance in 2014, and over the past few years her writing and financial expertise have been featured in dozens of notable publications like The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Finance, U.S. News and World Report, and many more.
Buying a House Dream – What Does It Mean?

Buying a House Dream – What Does It Mean?

Did you have a buying a house dream? Are you wondering what it means? If so, you're not alone. Buying a house is a common practice, but it's also deeply personal. People have very specific tastes when it comes to design styles and of course, very different house...

What is the Typical Down Payment on a House?

What is the Typical Down Payment on a House?

The reason I want to talk about the typical down payment on a house is because the most common number you hear when talking about down payments is 20%. Financial experts really encourage people to put 20% down on a home. And, pretty much any article you read about...

The Best Christmas Village Storage Ideas

The Best Christmas Village Storage Ideas

Christmas villages are a wonderful holiday tradition. You can collect them over the years, and your friends and family always know what to get you. Kids delight in watching the village take shape as the holiday season begins, but what about when it's time to take it...