Category Archives for Money Management

why can't i save for retirement

The 3 Real Reasons You Are Not Saving for Retirement

In a recent survey I asked why people were not saving for retirement. A whopping 51.6% said that it was because they did not have enough money. I compare this to the reason behind why many people do not

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how much to save

How Much Should You be Saving to Get Everything You Want

One of the most asked questions in personal finance is: how much should I be saving? Unfortunately, there is not a nice straight forward answer. You might be asking, “but everyone says to save 15% of

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financial education

Your Problem is Not Lack of Financial Education

  Financial education- we all know we need more, we don’t teach it and education is the key to having financially wise people. I am here to say – bullshit!   Financial education

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good canidate for financial coaching

Are You a Good Candidate for Financial Coaching?

Thinking about hiring a financial coach? Not sure if you are a good candidate for financial coaching? Ensuring that coaching is right for you can save you time and money. Following are some traits and

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financial advisor or financial coach

Who to Help? Financial Advisor, Coach, Educator or Mentor

Do you ever get confused when trying to figure out what type of  financial help that you need? There seems to be a never ending line of different titles that you can choose from: financial advisor, financial

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financial coach

Five Tips for Picking a Financial Coach

Thinking about hiring a financial coach? Not exactly sure what to look for in a coach? It is your lucky day – here are my tips in what you should look at and ask any financial coach you are interviewing. (If

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not ready to invest, do this now

Not Ready to Invest? Steps You Should Take to Get Ready

Feel like you are not ready to start investing?  Think that gives you a free ticket to ignore investing right now? Don’t make that mistake, there are still things you should be doing, even if you

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zero sum budgeting

Zero Sum Budgeting: Do I Really Have to get to Zero?

Today we are going to chat about exactly how close to zero you need to get when you are doing a zero sum budget!  (Please don’t leave, I promise this is not too boring!)  Text is below the video

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cash is king

Cash is King: Understanding Liquidity and How to Create More

Over the years my financial focus has shifted as I have continued my money education.  I grab on to a phase and make that the “it” thing for the time.  Everything from real estate is king, to invest

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tax preparation services

Who Should I Pick to do My Taxes: Review of Three Tax Preparation Services

Today I want to talk about who you should use for your tax preparation.  Riveting topic I know, but a very important one if you don’t want to be stuck paying more than you should in taxes OR if you

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