Category: Finance

7 Ways to Improve Your Budget 1

7 Ways to Improve Your Budget

When it comes to saving money, one camp pushes for cutting back on the little things –occasional lattes, sodas, and snacks are the usual targets—while the opposing camp cheers the value of pursuing big...

Why Having Financial Goals Isn’t Enough 2

Why Having Financial Goals Isn’t Enough

This post, “Why Having Financial Goals Isn’t Enough,” is a guest post by Lauren Rilling, a Ramsey Solutions Master Financial Coach and founder of LaurenRilling.com and SaveGiveandSpend.com. Take it away, Lauren! Why Having Financial...

30 Life Lessons I Learned at Age 30 7

30 Life Lessons I Learned at Age 30

The older I become, the faster time passes by and the more I understand how much more I still have to learn. As I reflect on the last year and look forward to turning...

Five Money Lessons My Dad Taught Me 5

Five Money Lessons My Dad Taught Me

With each passing year my belief is strengthened that the most important lessons we learn in life aren’t found in classrooms or books. Instead, we learn a majority of our most important lessons by...

How to Determine Your Financial Priorities 3

How to Determine Your Financial Priorities

Imagine the following scenario. You are down to your final $100 in your checking account, your savings and emergency funds have been wiped clean, and you’re faced with the following obligations: filling up the...

Create a Winning Action Plan to Reduce Your Financial Stress 5

Create a Winning Action Plan to Reduce Your Financial Stress

If we were to conduct an informal poll on the street today and ask people what they are most stressed about, money would be one of the most common responses. It is easy to...

The Best Financial Advice Is Not Sophisticated 3

The Best Financial Advice Is Not Sophisticated

Advice and pro tips on just about every topic imaginable are available in just a few clicks or swipes on a pocket-sized device today. The best financial advice is no exception. Based upon the...

How to Live on One Income and Still Live the Good Life 6

How to Live on One Income and Still Live the Good Life

The dual income family is quickly becoming the norm. According to one study, even as long ago as 2002, only 7 percent of U.S. households were single income families in which only the husband worked....

Improve Your Health – Financially, Physically, and Mentally – With These 9 Tips 6

Improve Your Health – Financially, Physically, and Mentally – With These 9 Tips

Financially-minded people – like me – spend a lot of investing in their finances, and with good reason; breaking away from the rat race requires daily diligence. But what use is good financial health if you...

Achieve Better Money Management in Only 10 Minutes Per Day 0

Achieve Better Money Management in Only 10 Minutes Per Day

  I am often asked, “What’s the key to better money management?” I always remind people that money is like unsorted laundry: it is helpless without you. If your finances require some decluttering, whether minor...