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.
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
In the last investing blog post, I talked about inflation as another reason why you must invest. Now we will continue the discussion to talk about how to invest. Except from The Graduate’s Guide to Money: How To Invest At the most basic level, you need an investment account. To get one, you can: Open
The last investment blog talked about “Why Invest?” and I told you it was because of the power of compounding and that is a great reason why you should invest. Here is the reason why you must invest: Inflation. Excerpt from The Graduate’s Guide to Money: Inflation is the rise in prices over time, typically
We all know that if we track something – our weight loss progress, our mileage toward a 10k, or our money goals, it is much more likely to move us toward that goal than if we just hope for the best. This is a great lesson to teach our kids especially as it relates to