Some things to think about as you get started with your strategy. First, look at your expenses and your debt. Review your core living expenses (such as a mortgage payment, car payment, etc.). Can any core expenses be reduced? Investing aside, you position yourself to gain...Read More
Is It Time to Stop Procrastinating About Your Financial Plan?
A practical financial checklist for the future. When our parents retired, living to 75 amounted to a nice long life, and Social Security was often supplemented by a pension. The Social Security Administration estimates that today’s average 65-year-old female will live to age 86.6. Given these...Read More
Sometimes more money can mean more problems. “Lifestyle creep” is an unusual phrase describing an all-too-common problem: the more money people earn, the more money they tend to spend. Frequently, the newly affluent are the most susceptible. As people establish themselves as doctors and lawyers, executives, and...Read More
Partner’s Finances Impact Happiness, Even for Young Adults For married couples, money is a common source of stress and conflict that can take a major toll on relationship quality. Research has found couples who argued about money early in their relationships — regardless of their income,...Read More