Knowing Why You are Saving Makes it Easier to Stop Spending

Knowing Why You are Saving Makes it Easier to Stop Spending

Personal finance decisions are actually pretty simple. We already know that we should be saving money every month. We know that we shouldn’t be eating out as much as we do. We know that we could probably drive a less expensive vehicle. And we (I) know that it isn’t...
Does Saving Take Willpower?

Does Saving Take Willpower?

I recently had a conversation with someone who wanted to know if I thought putting money into a savings account every month is a question of willpower, i.e., putting your mind over your money matters. Although willpower may help you get you started, I honestly don’t...
Millennials are Killing it!

Millennials are Killing it!

A recent article in Buzzfeed listed headlines announcing the various things Millennials have “killed” or are “killing.” The list included Big Oil, the NFL, the workday, the cereal industry, and bar soap. Here’s another industry that is being undermined by millennials’...
2 Key Drivers of Investing Success

2 Key Drivers of Investing Success

When it comes to long-term asset-building and investing success, what actions really matter? From concerns over global markets, politics and bubbles to worries about inflation, taxes and fees, there are many things on investors’ minds today. But, in actuality,...
5 Life-Changing Financial Headlines That You’ll Never See

5 Life-Changing Financial Headlines That You’ll Never See

5 Life-Changing Headlines You Will NEVER See The financial media recycles the same headlines day in and year out: “The Top 10 Investments of the Decade, Month, or Millennium,” “Take Advantage of Last Week’s Trends Right Now,” or “Be...
No Regrets: Three Money Mistakes To Avoid

No Regrets: Three Money Mistakes To Avoid

If You Want No Regrets, Here Are Three Money Mistakes To Avoid Everyone has financial regrets — including you. I know this because you (or someone who looks, sounds and worries an awful lot like you) just collapsed on the couch in my office and started...