No matter where you are on your financial journey, you need to know that it’s possible for anyone to turn their financial life around. Sometimes all it takes is that first step in the right direction to get things moving in your favor. But, as with most things, sometimes that very first step is the … Continue reading Why Saving Money Matters
So how much financial knowledge do YOU have? Tax season can be a painful reminder of how adequately (or inadequately) you tracked and budgeted your lifestyle the previous year. Knowing how to set up budgets, goals and financial processes isn't only handy for filing taxes -- it's a lifelong skill you'll need year after year to … Continue reading Financial knowledge is POWER
Regardless of how old you are, where you live, or what your career goals are, it's likely your ultimate goals in life are to be happy and successful. What does this even mean? To me, being successful means more than just having money and making your mark. It means following your passions, living purposefully, … Continue reading How to be successful in life
While buying new cars is cool, nice, awesome, and all that stuff, lol, you really should take a long hard look at how much you could save over time by buying used cars instead. According to a report by the National Automobile Dealers Association, the average person owns an average of 13 vehicles over their lifetime. The average … Continue reading Buying used vs. new vehicles
I recently posted this question on Rockstar Finance. I definitely wanted to see the different opinions of this age old question. Many people see it differently. Anyway, I'm going to showcase some of the responses I've received. MarriedWithMoney Dollar for dollar, I will always choose cutting costs (even though they aren't mutually exclusive so this question doesn't … Continue reading Earn more or Save more?
I seriously doubt that you want to sabotage your financial life. Unfortunately, there are behaviors that might not seem very important to you....or maybe even beneficial... that could be sabotaging your finances without you even being aware of them. And no way in hell can you change these behaviors if you're unaware of them. So … Continue reading Damaging financial behaviors
habit 1 [hab-it] noun an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary: Hmmm....do you possess any of the habits of successful people? Or are you just treading water and trying to survive? Notice the differences between the successful and unsuccessful? Pretty much night and day. Which are you? Successful … Continue reading Habits of successful people