I have seen a lot of people’s financial information over the years and here is what I have come to realize. Very few people become debt free just by cutting their cable bill and their eating out fund (although it does help). Most people become debt free by increasing their income. Even though
Fellow financial coach and good friend Greg Pare had an excellent blog article about the importance of waiting when it comes to developing a power over purchases. There are a lot of times when waiting makes sense. However, there is a time when waiting makes absolutely no sense.
I am a big believer in if you want to be good at something you should find people who are doing well in that area and mimic what they are doing. For example, if you want to be a great in the sport of basketball then one may say “Be like Mike”. If you want to be great at gymnastics find out how
In the spirit of the Olympics I thought it would be fun to share a story that illustrates how competing in sports can relate to how we handle our finances. I will always remember when I competed in the Iowa Games my fourth grade year in Ames, Iowa. At that time, that was the biggest stage I had
It is that time of year again. The annual back to school shopping season has begun and without warning, shopping for the kids can easily become a budget buster if you’re not careful. Here are 10 ways to keep more cash in your pocket this fall.
If you are like most American’s you have at least been to one barbeque this summer. The excitement of firing up the grill, the atmosphere of hanging around family and friends is what a good barbeque is all about. Having a good barbeque helps slow everything down in a fast paced world and gives us
In today’s fast paced and hi-tech world people are more and more not using carrying cash with them. There is a growing sense of concern when it comes to carrying cash for fear that it would increase the probability of being robbed. The fact is that cash robberies are not as common as you might
Have you ever had a certain amount for groceries in your budget and at the end of the month realized you went over your budgeted amount? Maybe it wasn’t groceries for you. Maybe it was something else. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy method to track your spending that did not require a