Maggie Germano

Maggie Germano

Maggie Germano is a feminist and financial coach for women. She helps women improve their relationship with money so they can take control of their financial future. She does this is a feminist and financial coach f through one-on-one financial coaching, workshops, writing, and speaking engagements. She also founded Money Circle, which is a safe space for women to talk about money without feeling judged. It’s a way to create community and openness around personal finance. Passionate about many issues affecting women, Maggie is a member of the Women’s Information Network and was trained as a salary negotiation facilitator by AAUW.

Articles by Maggie Germano

Personal Finance

Why it’s important to separate your self worth from your money

We’re often told that we’re to blame if we have debt or other issues. But this kind of negative self-talk can be damaging beyond the bank account.

Personal Finance

5 ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck

Lifestyle creep is when, as you earn more, you spend more. This ultimately means you continue to live paycheck to paycheck, no matter how much you earn.

Personal Finance

How to trick yourself into sticking to a budget

It’s important to know yourself and your habits so that you can know exactly what you need to trick yourself into sticking to a budget.

Personal Finance

What you should do after paying off debt

This point in time is actually really important, because it could determine whether you stay out of debt or whether you end up back in debt later. So here are some basics for what to do now.


Why spending money on ‘happy’ is worth it

I think it’s so important to build the things that make you happy into your budget. There are many benefits to spending money – for you and your finances.

How To

What to do (and not do) when you’re unemployed

Unemployment can wreak havoc on your peace of mind and your finances. There are some steps you can take to try to limit that negative impact.