If you aren’t in the habit of setting goals regularly, I would urge you to think about doing so. Here are some reasons it’s a good idea.
Having an emergency fund saved is important so that when problems do occur, they aren’t as bad as they could be. Here’s how our emergency fund helped us when our AC went out.
Are you behaving like a future millionaire, and would your habits and behaviors line up nicely with high net worth individuals? Or are you on the road to ending up broke?
It always seems that unexpected expenses seem to pop up at the end of the month when our cash flow is lowest. How can you deal with those unexpected expenses?
If a natural disaster hit would you be able to hold out for a few days while help was on the way? Here’s what to pack in a bug-out bag to keep you going during an emergency.
Many of us clean our homes when spring comes around, so why not also set aside a day to do spring cleaning on our finances?
As we near the end of another year, inevitably you will begin to think about the next 12 months and what you want to achieve when it comes to your career, finances, fitness and relationships. I’m no exception, and in the coming weeks I’ll be reviewing my 2011 goals, seeing which ones have been achieved, and […]
Don’t have an emergency fund yet? This post will show you how to build your fully funded emergency fund in less than a year.
If you have children one thing you’ve probably started to think about is how you’re going to be able to pay for their college education. Here are some options.
With the temperatures dipping in the 30’s this week, the Midwest is starting to feel Old Man Winter creep in quickly! Here’s how to prepare.
If you want to build a strong financial plan – a robust financial framework – you’re going to have to follow a few steps.
One of the most popular rules of retirement is that you’ll need about 75 – 80% of your income prior to retirement, an average of 80%, to maintain your lifestyle in retirement. Perhaps this is true for some people. For most new retirees, however, following this rule is not going to give them enough money […]
When planning for retirement, we must be careful not to commit these 3 common retirement planning mistakes.
Life has a way of becoming hectic, and your finances can quickly get out of whack. When that happens, sometimes you need to hit the financial reset button.