For those of you who extended your Federal tax return for 2014, the day of reckoning is upon you. Those returns were due last week – October 15th. Hopefully you got all of your documents to your tax accountant and your return is in hand so there is no panic on Wednesday night! For those of you
In my post, Are Your Words Tearing Up Your Profits? I talked about the power of the words that we use to create our perceptions. This is especially true when we think and talk about money. We are creating our own money stories every day and the stories that we tell ourselves are part of
Last week I talked about your money story and gave you some things to think about in terms of how your own money story is impacting you today. Last week, I left you thinking – thinking about past money experiences, about the emotion that was attached to those experiences, and about the underlying beliefs that
Maggie Wray, of Creating Positive Futures, hosted an amazing event called Creating Unstoppable Kids. This is my interview with Maggie about helping kids and young adults create positive money futures. I hope you enjoy it.
Here is a great article for you to think about if you are in this situation. “Although they haven’t exchanged vows, many unmarried couples make a commitment to love, honor and protect one another financially. Asking a few money-management questions now, including how they will share finances, who will pay the bills and how to plan
As we continue to talk about investing, we need to consider the investment risks. There are all kids of risk inherent in investing. Obviously the risk is that we will lose money on the investment but there are so many factors that cause an investment to lose value, it is hard to evaluate all of
One of the things that I really wanted to do when I started Graduate’s Guide was to give a portion of the revenues from book sales to keep money “flowing and growing.” I chose Kiva.org, a micro-lender, because I believe in the concept of giving people a little seed money and letting them grow businesses.
For those of us in our 40’s and beyond, we have likely already answered that question, taken the action to work or not to work, and are sitting with the consequences of that decision. For those who may just be entering this phase of life or for those of you who have daughters, nieces, daughters-in-law,
Last week, I discussed how to invest so now I want to give you some things to consider before you actually do invest. An excerpt from The Graduate’s Guide to Money: Classification of Mutual Funds There are stock funds and bond funds. There are funds that focus on a particular market segment, such as health
We all want freedom and we all hate taxes so let’s see how we can use some tax advantages to help fund our “freedom from work” fund. This is a topic I talk about extensively in my book so I thought I would provide you with an excerpt from The Graduate’s Guide to Money to