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Money, Power and Your Health

Money, Power and Your Health

09.22.2014
There is little doubt that lack of sufficient money constitutes a major stress and contributes to bodily ills. Our attitudes toward money...
How $30K In IVF Treatments Nearly Tanked -- And Then Saved -- My Finances

How $30K In IVF Treatments Nearly Tanked -- And Then Saved -- My Finances

09.19.2014
After years of trying to start a family the old-fashioned way, Tom and I turned to fertility treatments. As we progressed through the years-long...

7 Ways to Financially Survive Sandwich Generation Stress

09. 3.2014
They call it sandwich generation stress for a reason - people in their 40s and 50s caught between raising their kids and caring for their...
The Real Financial Monster: Low Interest Rates

The Real Financial Monster: Low Interest Rates

09. 2.2014
The conventional wisdom: low interest rates are good for both economic growth and the stock market. Unfortunately for the conventional,...
Past Performance Teaches Us Plenty About Saving For Future Retirement

Past Performance Teaches Us Plenty About Saving For Future Retirement

08.29.2014
Investment types often trot out the cautionary phrase, "past performance does not necessarily predict future results." And for good reason....
In Your 20s? 40s? 60s? The Best Financial Goals For Every Age

In Your 20s? 40s? 60s? The Best Financial Goals For Every Age

08.28.2014
No matter where you are in life, finances can be a big pain in the you-know-what. It doesn't get easier, no matter how much older you get....
How to Build Credit for Millennials

How to Build Credit for Millennials

08.27.2014
I was recently asked by a darling 20-something gentleman, who graduated from college in the last few years, how he can begin building his...
Everyday Ways College Students Can Save

Everyday Ways College Students Can Save

08.26.2014
If you want to emerge from college with your finances intact, you need to get smart about how you spend your money. It's time for a crash...
You're Out Of Debt, Have Savings, And Are On Track For Retirement. What's Next?

You're Out Of Debt, Have Savings, And Are On Track For Retirement. What's Next?

08.26.2014
Congratulations! You're one of the lucky, financially diligent few who have your basic financial security numbers -- that is, retirement,...
Trying to Encourage Millennials to Save for Retirement? Three Key Factors to Consider

Trying to Encourage Millennials to Save for Retirement? Three Key Factors to Consider

08.26.2014
Here are my top three things to consider if you're trying to encourage millennials to save for retirement.
5 Steps to Financial Freedom

5 Steps to Financial Freedom

08.26.2014
when we learn how to change our money mindset so we think creatively and divergently, whereby allowing our problems, even those with money,...

Spending Lots on Back to School & College Now? Edumacate Yourself for Tax Savings Later

08.20.2014
For most of the US, August marks back-to-school and what has come to be a shopping trend much like Black Friday. This year, combined spending...

Tips For Taking Advantage Of Employer Savings Plans

08.15.2014
Trying to save more, but not sure how? Employer savings plans are a great way to add to your retirement fund or savings goals. If your...
The Federal Reserve Is Telling Us The Economy Is Pitiful

The Federal Reserve Is Telling Us The Economy Is Pitiful

Shahien Nasiripour  08. 7.2014
Fewer than one-third of Americans report being better off financially than they were five years ago, with weak household savings and hefty...