saving

College Planning 101

March 8, 2011

Tweet When Should I Start Saving For My Child’s College? If you’re asking this question, then it’s probably safe to assume that you haven’t started saving already. In reality, the sooner you start saving, the better. Starting a college savings account when you are even thinking about having children is a great idea. Due to […]

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Change Your Future

November 23, 2010

Tweet Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be debt free? Are you wondering what it would be like to have money set aside for future expenses instead of living from paycheck to paycheck? Will you still be paying for Christmas well into the new year? If any of these strike a […]

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Face Your Fears

September 20, 2010

Tweet What is it about budgets that scares people away? It is such a powerful tool in taking control of you money. I believe one reason people don’t like budgets is that they equate budgets with cutting spending. That is not at all what a budget really is. It’s a great tool to help you […]

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Too Much Month Left at the End of Your Paycheck

September 13, 2010

Tweet A recent study by CareerBuilder found that the number of people living from paycheck to paycheck has continued to increase from 2009. Their survey of nearly 5000 respondents found that 77% were just covering their expenses when each paycheck arrived. That’s up from 61% in 2009’s survey. Does this describe you? Are you scrambling […]

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Are You Smarter Than an 8 Year Old?

April 9, 2010

Tweet My 8 year old twin boys achieved their goal yesterday. Before their birthday last year they had been asking for a Wii. This was shortly after my factory closed and I was unemployed. It wasn’t exactly the best time to be running out and buying them a $250 video game machineconsidering all the other […]

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Living the Easy Life

March 18, 2010

Tweet I’ve had several people ask me about retirement planning lately, so I thought I might outline a few recommendations in my blog this week. First and foremost is that you can NEVER start too early. The power of compounding interest is phenomenal! I saw a statistic just the other day that said if someone […]

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