The cost of living may seem high and you may carry consumer debt, student loans, or a mortgage, but saving for retirement should still be included in your budget. Saving … Continue readingCan I Afford to Save for Retirement?
Whether it’s inside on a rainy day or outside when the sun is shining, why don’t you pick up a good book? Here’s what I’ve been reading this spring. Have … Continue readingSpring Reading List
Assuming you’ve read my post on the importance of keeping a budget, you’ve probably considered setting one up if you haven’t already. But sticking to a budget can seem daunting, … Continue readingSimple vs. Detailed Budget: Which is Right for You?
Your Guide to Getting Your Finances In Order With tax season behind us, this is a perfect time to review your current financial position and look ahead to see what … Continue readingYour Financial Checklist
Healthcare can be expensive, so here are 5 tips on how to get your money’s worth at the doctor’s office. They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound … Continue reading5 Tips to Get Your Money’s Worth at the Doctors
Separate or joint accounts, which is best for a married couple? When you get married, what’s mine and yours becomes ours, finances included. Whether or not you combine your bank … Continue readingA Couple’s Guide to Bank Accounts
Lifestyle inflation, spending more money as your income increases, might seem like a natural reaction to an increased income but it shouldn’t be. When you get a raise, what do … Continue readingThe Scary Truth of Lifestyle Inflation and the Simple Solution to Avoid It
Here I’ll tell you how to make a budget and why you need one ASAP. Making a budget can be a simple process and really beneficial for your personal finances … Continue readingHow to Make a Budget and Why You Need One ASAP
The first three quarters of 2018 saw the stock market reach historic peaks. The S&P 500 hit an all-time high and we experienced the longest bull market in history. For … Continue readingHold On, Don’t Overreact: The Smart Way to Invest
It’s that time of year again, when the store aisles fill up with red and white decorations, chocolates and candies, and boundless bouquets of roses. You can drop a lot … Continue readingValentine’s Day on a Budget