This past week the President and Vice-President released their financial disclosure forms and revealed how they invest and save. Are there things we can learn from them?
I put together a “Total Financial Picture Spreadsheet” that gives a snapshot of your finances to your loved ones in case you were to die or become disabled.
Setting financial goals for your future are an important component in getting your financial life in order. Here are the steps to take.
Money is interwoven into many areas of our lives. It is no wonder that ‘going the wrong way’ financially, can have a direct and negative impact on us.
When trying to get your financial life in control, there are some proactive steps you need to take along the way that will make the process that much easier.
The miscellaneous budget category can be one of the most challenging categories to manage and can turn your budget upside down if not carefully managed.
If you’re expecting to have long term income loss, no matter what the reason, this post is for you. I’ve found that if I write about the financial events occurring in my life, others will most likely identify and benefit from the discussion. In a few years time, my wife will be solely focusing on […]
You can fool yourself and others into thinking your financial situation is stronger than it really is – but in reality, your ice is ready to crack!
Shoeboxed.com is a site that looks to make your life simpler by taking all of your paper clutter you have lying around the office (receipts, business cards, etc), digitizing it and organizing it for later use.
The end of the year is coming up quickly, and with the end of the year comes tax time! Tax time is a time of year that many folks look forward to because they use their taxes as a way to save and get a once a year windfall in the form of a tax […]
I‘ve been writing about finance for some time now, and in all my research 3 principles stand out as the most important. You’ve heard these before; the problem is most people don’t take them to heart. If you follow these straightforward rules of thumb, you’re almost guaranteed to become wealthy. Let’s start with the one […]
Owning a home can be a blessing or a curse. Truly, homeownership can lead to great wealth or great financial ruin. If you’re thinking about buying a house, consider these potential expenses before diving in. While you might already be paying for some of these things while renting, it is still important to have an […]
I once wrote (well, more than once) an article that got some negative criticism. The article was called How To Write A Check And Other Checkbook Basics. I found out that a lot of people graduating high school didn’t know how to write a check, so I wrote an article on the topic. There was […]
Last week I read a post over at Debt Free Adventure about how it’s a good idea to start living on one income, whether or not you need to. If you’re married and have no kids, it can be a good exercise to see what it may be like if you end up having children […]