Budget Basics

October 11, 2012
Simple Strategies to Build Savings

Simple Strategies to Build Savings

A savings fund is your best defense against forces that seek to derail your debt free momentum. Yes! Forces intent on keeping you mired in money […]
October 4, 2012
Jump Start Your Savings

Jumpstart Your Savings

I love statistics. Numbers help me to visualize abstract concepts. So when a recent workshop presenter started with a couple savings stats, I perked right up. […]
September 13, 2012

Are Private Schools Worth It?

So my partner in all things personal finance has transitioned to a new stage – mom of a kindergarten student. As a product of the public […]
April 24, 2012

Snowball Your Debt

How many ways can you skin a cat? Actually, I don’t know any. But I do know that eliminating debt comes in many flavors. I also […]
February 21, 2012

Should Singles Life Insure?

Are you single and ready to mingle? Want to have a conversation about life insurance? While the latter is agreeably less exciting, it’s nonetheless a vital […]
February 9, 2012

Thoughts on Refinancing

We recently completed a marathon refinance session. This is the second (and hopefully last) go ‘round. Our decision to take the plunge wasn’t automatic. When considering […]
February 6, 2012

What’s Your Number?

No, this is not a cheesy, pick-up lines post. Although, I can work personal finances into almost any subject, this post concerns your retirement number. Have […]
November 16, 2011

Budgets R.O.C.K.

The time has come for a mid-month, budget check in. Working on a monthly budget requires a regular comparison to actual financial activities. Our initial attempts […]
October 29, 2011

Enter Scrooge McDuck

A recent conversation went a little something like this…hit it! Client: I have a number of birthday celebrations to attend. Me: But you have $XXX in […]
October 10, 2011

A Plea for Reason this Season

I know we haven’t yet turned the corner on Halloween, but Christmas is just under 90 days away. Have you started Christmas shopping yet? Probably not, […]