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
The questions that I am most frequently asked when I present to groups, especially young adult groups, are about investing. So I thought I would do a blog series to talk about the basics of investing. I hope to explain the why’s and how’s in a way that helps you get basic information without being
If you are sending that first child off to college in the next few weeks, you have probably already started to consider how you are going to pay that first tuition bill. If you diligently saved for your child’s college education and used a 529 Plan Account, it will likely be your first source of
The second quarter of the year is in the books and for many that brings retirement plan quarterly statements. Woo-hoo, something besides a bill in the mailbox! If you have started to see those statements roll in, take a look at them before tossing them in the drawer or filing cabinet. Do you have
I had a blast during the webinar today. Thank you to Bill at Jobs 4 Grads (Jobs 4 All) for hosting me!
Retirement is that far-away time when we have magically accumulated enough money that we never have to work again. Retirement is far away; “I’ll never be that old,” “I have plenty of time to think about that later.” “Retirement is for my grandparents; that doesn’t have anything to do with me.” Those are the typical
Well, we crossed the half year mark last week. At this time of year, I like to stop and reflect on how it is going with my goals. January seems a long time ago and many, many things have come up to take my eye off the goal. So how are you doing with your
The phrase “it’s only 5 bucks” is the financial equivalent of a leaky faucet in your bathroom; it doesn’t seem like that little drip can add up to much until you plug the sink and see how fast it fills! You can build up to a $1,000 credit card balance, 5 bucks at time. The
Here is a great video that the very talented Eli Goodstein created. Thanks, Eli! Watch it now! – it’s super short but gets to the heart of my top financial tips. To your financial success!
I am honored to have partnered with Lori Beard-Daily and her fabulous Working On Your Now website to bring you Money Mondays. I hope you’ll take a peek at my blog and more importantly, all of the life-changing information that she has on her website. To your total success!