Mar 12, 2019
As the new year begins, people start to evaluate their financial plans and carve out a path for their future. For most, this quickly turns into an issue of priorities, often between short and long term goals. Should you prioritize saving for retirement over debt repayment? Saving for your kids’ college over replacing the SUV that is on its last leg?
Feb 12, 2019
Early retirement is a goal that most of us share. This is why the FIRE movement, or “Financial Independence, Retire Early,” has become so popular. You might be asking yourself, how are so many people able to achieve financial independence AND retire early? The short answer is that they aren’t.
Jan 18, 2019
As the old adage tells us, money can’t buy happiness; it sounds nice, but is it actually true? It certainly feels good to buy new things, so it’s not surprising that many people dismiss this old saying as a useless platitude from a bygone era. The fact of the matter is that, despite how good purchases make us feel in the moment, they do nothing for long-term happiness.
Dec 3, 2018
Now that the calendar has switched to December, it’s officially *ahem “🎶 the most won-der-ful time of the year 🎶”…but don’t tell that to your budget.
Nov 13, 2018
When you’re young, establishing a solid financial foundation is important — but not necessarily at the forefront of most twenty-somethings priority list. As long as you have enough to cover rent, a few bills, and some fun on the weekends — everything is a-okay.
Aug 2, 2018
What do you think of when you hear the word “budget?” For many, it sounds restrictive, boring or un-fun. For others, it triggers excitement to organize and plan. The truth is, budgeting is the key to a successful financial plan whether you like it or not. Fortunately, there are many ways to do it and the key is finding the one that works best for you!