Most of us have at least a vague goal of reaching “financial security” at some stage of our lives. But what is financial security, exactly?
We have to know that before we can get there. In fact, defining it is part of the process of becoming financially secure.
Start by thinking about what a financially secure future would look like for you. What would that future include? » Read more
When it comes to your money, there’s falling behind, catching up, staying even, and getting ahead. Which one do you want to be doing?
I much prefer getting ahead (or at least staying even) but I’ve definitely been there when it comes to falling behind or catching up. » Read more
I did, only not on purpose. You see, when I went for my last checkup this summer I paid the dentist in cash and then went on my merry way.
But a few weeks ago I was scrutinizing the withholdings on my paycheck to be sure they were still accurate when I noticed a line item for dental insurance. » Read more
Sometimes making more progress financially (whether it’s getting out of debt, saving money, or just plain staying organized) is a matter of making things easier on yourself.
This is because little obstacles can prevent you from doing the things you need to do in order to make progress. Eliminating those little obstacles can make a big difference. » Read more