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Sarah Fisher

Personal Finance Expert

Sarah Fisher is an expert in money saving strategies. She is currently studying English at Georgetown University. Sarah was born and raised in Manhattan - where she still resides.

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by Sarah Fisher Aug 30, 2016

Donald Trump recently released a list of his economic advisors. Only four of them are economists. The other advisors are wealthy real estate moguls and financial and corporate executives. The original list only included men but Trump later decided to add eight women to his roster. Read on to learn more about the people he’s planning to turn to for advice. Read more

by Sarah Fisher Aug 26, 2016

People around the country have discussed the pros and cons of America becoming a cash-free society. While the vast majority of businesses still take cash, we could soon see more and more companies spearheading a movement and requiring customers to use credit cards. Check out some of the reasons why business owners may or may not want to go cashless. Read more

by Sarah Fisher Aug 20, 2018

If you’re thinking about retiring, you may want to consider how leaving the workforce might affect your adult children. Many millennials live at home with their parents. And a large percentage of those who live on their own rely on their parents for financial support. Before you give up your career, check out some of the factors you’ll need to discuss with your kids first. Read more

by Sarah Fisher Aug 25, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to spend a ton of money on food in order to live a healthier lifestyle. In fact, it’s possible to make nutritious meals and save money on groceries at the… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Nov 15, 2017

Co-signing your friend’s loan might seem like a nice thing to do. But it can put many things in your life at risk, including your finances, your credit score and even your friendship. While it’s… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Aug 19, 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is one of the hot-button issues that has been mentioned repeatedly throughout the course of the 2016 presidential race. Constituents and politicians on both sides… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Aug 19, 2016

Films are expensive to make. If you’re making a movie without the backing of a studio and its resources, you’ll need to get funding from somewhere. And if you’re on a really tight budget, you might… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Aug 15, 2016

Once upon a time, couples and singles used to buy themselves a starter home before moving in to a bigger, better and more permanent house. Today, many first-time home buyers want to skip the starter… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Aug 11, 2016

Weddings can be expensive. And if you’re not moving in with your partner until after the big day, you might need to stock your new home with linens, kitchen appliances and other necessities. But… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jul 16, 2018

One million dollars is often cited as the amount that most people should use as their benchmark when trying to figure out how much they need to save for retirement. But you may be able to retire on… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Aug 03, 2016

While it may seem like a company should have to make a profit in order to be considered successful, that’s not always the case. Take Amazon, for example. Although it was founded back in 1994, Amazon… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Nov 06, 2017

If you’ve opted out of owning a car because you live in a city with public transportation services (or you just don’t want a car), you might have used the Lyft or Uber apps. While the two companies… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Sep 22, 2017

Anyone who has been to a hair salon knows how annoying and costly getting a hair cut can be. Too often, your stylist will cut your hair too short or try to experiment with something that you aren’t a… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jul 27, 2016

It looks as though the UK – or at least England – might be leaving the European Union. Brexit (as the act of Britain leaving the EU is commonly referred) is non-binding, so some people are pushing… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Nov 06, 2017

There are a variety of reasons why you might want to quit your gym membership. Maybe you set up your own home gym, maybe you’re trying to save some money or maybe you managed to get the beach body… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jun 25, 2018

Because of Brexit, the pound – i.e., British currency – has just plunged to a thirty-year low against the dollar. The euro has also fallen to a low against the dollar. The Japanese yen’s value has… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jul 04, 2016

Coding is becoming a valuable skill as our society and job market become more and more technology-focused. Many people are looking to develop a new skill to improve their resume, but don’t have the… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jul 05, 2018

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is not well-known to many people. It’s a relatively new government organization that’s part of the Federal Reserve. The CFPB was created after the… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jun 28, 2016

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, now may be the right time! In many places the conditions in 2016 are ripe for potential homebuyers. Employment rates have been climbing, the economy has… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jun 24, 2016

News recently broke that Microsoft is about to acquire LinkedIn. LinkedIn is the most widely used social networking site for business and other professional activities. Some news outlets have… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jun 23, 2016

We’ve been hearing about electric cars for a while, but it sometimes seems that the only people who buy them are either very into being energy efficient or very wealthy. But there are a lot of good… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jun 17, 2016

Deciding which stocks to invest in can be difficult. There are different kinds of stocks and all of them have their advantages and disadvantages. Compared to value stocks, growth stocks can… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jun 16, 2016

Retirement can be a hotly anticipated stage of life. But things are changing. With people living longer and the Baby Boomers retiring, there are important things we all might forget about retirement.… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jun 16, 2016

Basic income has been in the news recently, both at home and internationally. However, many people still aren’t sure what it is or how it would work. The concept of basic income is actually fairly… Read more

by Sarah Fisher Jun 14, 2016

Everyone knows that New York City can be an expensive place to live, especially for singles. But it doesn’t have to be an expensive place to date. While it’s true that the City That Never Sleeps has… Read more