About Miranda (Staff Writer)

Miranda is a freelance writer and professional blogger specializing in business, personal finance, and investing. She is a contributor for several personal finance web sites, and her work has been mentioned in, and linked to from, several online and offline publications. Miranda also has her own personal finance blog: Planting Money Seeds.

Finding a Balance Between Good Enrichment Activities and Overscheduling

We all want what’s best for our children. In today’s world, we feel as though our children will benefit from activities that enrich them — and perhaps even provide them with skills to get ahead in life. But what happens when you schedule too many activities, it might be counterproductive. Just like most things in … … Continue reading

The Food Babe Controversy, Pseudoscience, and Who You Trust for Information

Controversy has been swirling around Vani Hari, the online celebrity and speaker known as a the “Food Babe,” for several months. Questions about whether or not she’s a fearmonger have been in the ether for some time, as have articles about some of her controversial stances on good. However, things recently reached a tipping point … … Continue reading

5 Insurance Issues for Entrepreneurs

One of the items that many entrepreneurs overlook when they get started is insurance. When you’re starting a business, it doesn’t seem important to worry overmuch about insurance. In fact, it might not even be on your radar. However, it’s important to be aware of some of the realities of insurance as an entrepreneur. Here … … Continue reading