Holiday Spending in 2020

By: Tori Berube, MFF Marketing & Outreach As the 2020 holiday gift-giving season rapidly approaches, we know gift-giving may change this year for many of us. Recently our MFF team, two of our MFF Fellows and some of our friends engaged in a lively discussion about important things to consider as you plan for your holiday […]

On The Road to Financial Independence – Spending Plans and Emergency Funds

Spending plan

By: Tori Berube, MFF Marketing & Outreach As part of our work at Morgan Franklin Fellowship (MFF), our team often listens in on financial wellness webinars or podcasts to help guide our work. While listening to a webinar this week, the presenter shared a statistic from a recent study that 49% of Americans are living […]

Leaving Money on the Table

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations LEAVING MONEY ON THE TABLE I really enjoy the experience of going out for coffee, or meeting people for coffee, drinks or food. It is something that I look forward to, and even during the pandemic, I have tried to continue to frequent local establishments because I don’t […]

Saving with Today and Tomorrow in Mind

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations WHY ARE WE WRITING ABOUT THIS? The world continues to feel like an awfully weird place in the continued time of COVID. Do not lose sight of how our world is continuing to shift in big ways. Saving should remain top of mind in all of this uncertainty. […]

Automate Saving

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations We are human As humans, we like to think that we are actually superhuman. We like to think we are beautiful, smart, strong, and can remember everything. The first three might be true but the last one is definitely not. Our memory is short, we live busy lives […]