About Jackie Cohen

Jackie Cohen is an award winning financial journalist turned turned financial advisor obsessed with climate change risk, data and business. Jackie holds a B.A. Degree from Macalester College and an M.A. in English from Claremont Graduate University.

Will You Lose Your Health Insurance Under the New Law?

By |January 4th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In 2018, Medicare will have $25 billion less in funding. And in 2019 about 4 million people who currently have health coverage will become uninsured — that goes up to 17 million by 2027.

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How To Host a Frugal New Year’s Eve Party

By |December 28th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

Here are some suggestions on how you can host a New Year’s party frugally.

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Weigh the Odds of Winning Like a Pro

By |December 21st, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Dreams of hitting the jackpot motivate us to at least try our hands at some form of gambling. The one that may seem most tempting typically have the worst odds of winning. 

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Do You Really Want To Work Overtime?

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Work overtime and you quickly discover it’s a mixed bag: You earn time-and-a-half or more, but it usually means you’re putting in more time or otherwise inconveniencing yourself, which puts you at risk of burning out.  

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So You Think You Can Live on Minimum Wage? Good Luck with That!

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Minimum wage might be doable if you live with your parents or a romantic partner. But on your own, it’s really tough — be prepared to make sacrifices.

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Cash Out: Sort Out Your Coins at Home

By |November 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

People often forget about their spare change — whether it’s left to pile up in different places or regularly put into a jar, it accumulates until there’s too much of it to count. Here a few ways to sort out your coins at home.

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