The "lightbulb" moment for every entrepreneur is incredible. After years of searching for the right business idea, you have finally struck gold with an innovative idea that will transform your industry.
Learning about actual costs involved in the average family vacation can be an eye-opener for kids. By planning all or part of the trip, kids can gain an understanding of how to bargain hunt, budget and save money. Here are a few ideas to help involve the kids in family vacation planning.
A few weeks ago I was leading a wealth seminar for a dozen women, all between the ages of 40-55. They were successful entrepreneurs, businesswomen with decades of experience and between them, thousands of contacts.
Talking about money might feel unromantic. Some people consider it a taboo or impolite subject. And it tends to come with all sorts of emotional baggage we'd rather not drag into our blissful new relationship. But having "the money talk" early on is crucial to having a happy future together.
This Valentine's Day, consider thinking beyond the roses and candlelit dinners to a potential future of merged finances. If your relationship is heading that way, a discussion is essential before making the move.
How you handle your money early on in life -- from being a stickler about adhering to a monthly budget to starting to save for retirement as soon as possible -- can lay the groundwork for a strong financial future.
Most of us know we should save more money than we're currently saving ... but that's easier said than done. If you feel like you're scrounging for change and can't figure out how to possibly save more, don't despair.
No matter what went wrong for you financially last year, the new year is an opportunity to turn everything around and start fresh -- 2015 just might be the year you finally get your financial house in order.
I have compiled the best money-saving tips I've picked up over the years, as well as those contributed by whom I call the "frugal but fun" community, for going out with friends every now and then without devastating your savings in the process.
These four tips will help take your budget, planning and forecasting process beyond the spreadsheet, improving the process itself while also embedding the proper cause and effect mindset within your people and processes that is critical to achieving better results.
Although everyone could probably benefit from a smart-spending lesson or two, today, we're talking to you 20-somethings. While you haven't had all that much time as an adult to establish your shopping routines and habits, you've had enough time to start developing some.
For many students, college is full of fun firsts: your first time living away from home, joining a sorority or fraternity and tailgating for football games, to name a few. But all of those things cost money, and Mom and Dad won't be there to help you pay for everything.
I've never heard of anyone at the end of their life as they take their last breath, saying they wish they had saved more money. The most important things in life don't involve money at all, like our relationships with our family and friends, or simple pleasures like taking a walk or reading a book.