Mia Taylor

Mia Taylor

Personal Finance Writer

Mia Taylor is an award-winning journalist who's passionate about making personal finance coverage accessible and engaging. News organizations she has worked for as a staff member or contributor include The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the San Diego Union-Tribune, The Boston Globe, TheStreet, Bankrate, MSN, and Cheapism. In 2011, she was a member of a team of KPBS reporters who received a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

The Biden Administration's temporary rule changes to the PSLF program are poised to impact hundreds of thousands of borrowers.
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Thrifty moms share some of their favorite budget-friendly ways to keep the kids engaged and entertained—both indoors and outside.
Choosing the ideal place to retire can be challenging. Here are some of the top options if cost of living, active lifestyle, and having access to quality healthcare are among your criteria.
Educating our children about leading a sustainable lifestyle has countless financial benefits for them as adults.
Income is finite, but the need to fund both retirement and college is endless. How do you divide and conquer?
Pursuing higher education as a parent—especially as a single mom or dad—can be daunting and expensive. Here are scholarship programs designed to help lighten the load for parents who need a little help footing all the bills.
Packing school lunches can be daunting, especially on a budget. Moms, budget-lifestyle experts, and dietitians share tips for cutting costs while still creating meals your kids will actually eat.
The cost of visiting Disney has skyrocketed over the years, making it unaffordable for many families. Here are some hacks to help you save money on a Disney vacation.
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It's no secret that setting up a nursery can be a pricey endeavor. Experts share some of the best budget gear for expecting parents who are creating a cost-conscious registry.
If your budget is tight, it is possible to create a will cost-effectively, but be sure you know what you're doing, so that the final document is valid—and thoroughly protects your family.
The cost of raising a child in this country spiked dramatically between 2014 and 2019. Here are the states where you'll spend the most to be a parent—and those that remain somewhat more affordable.
Paying for higher education can be daunting, but using retirement funds should be a parent's last resort. Here are some other ways parents can help kids cover the cost of college.
Do you have a budding entrepreneur in your brood? Here's how to help get those youthful business dreams off the ground (with insights from one of the wealthiest teen entrepreneurs in the world).
Here are some of the most notable credit card options and tips for ensuring your student doesn't get in over their head.
With wildfires, floods, and earthquakes impacting families around the world, here are some of the organizations working to help with recovery efforts.
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Are you ready for fall fun? These hotels are rolling out the welcome mat for family visitors with wallet-friendly programming aimed at kids and parents.
From Disney gift cards to free parking and shop cards to be used at Costco, here are the perks that come with booking Disney vacations through Costco.
All the household items and unwanted clothing you donate to charity throughout the year can add up—and be used as a tax write-off. But keeping track of what you've given can be challenging.
Money causes stress for all types of people, but especially families working to get by on a single income. Here's how to conquer the anxiety.
Guardianships and trusts are difficult topics for many people to think about, much less discuss with others. Experts talk about how best to handle these sensitive but important conversations.
Just like adults, kids can benefit from using apps to help manage their money—including their allowance. Here are the top five budgeting apps for kids, plus tips on how to use them.
With everything parents have on their plates, maintaining a monthly budget can be challenging. Here are some of the best apps to help with this task.
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Why and how to start saving for college with a 529 plan.
Creating a will is important for all adults, but particularly those who have dependents— including adult dependents. Adding a trust to your estate plan can provide even more guidance.
The days of feeling ashamed of employment gaps are becoming a thing of the past. Parents, it's time to own your gap and your story.