September is National Preparedness month and an important component is being financially prepared for all of the life events that can come your way, expected or unexpectedly. It starts with understanding how different life events might impact your financial situation. Being prepared could be easier than you imagine.
Many people will experience a financial setback or difficulty that they must deal with during their lifetime. Remaining calm and understanding your situation are two crucial steps in resolving most any financial crisis. It is important that you solve the real problem, not just treat the symptoms.
If you’re looking for a fresh start in your finances, or even a few reminders to help you stay on track, we have 3 simple financial rules you can follow!
It may sound scary at first, but doing a regular budget check-up can be both easy and extremely beneficial. We want to give you four simple ways you can review your numbers to conduct your own budget check-up. You’ll take a look at your debt, emergency savings, net worth, and discretionary spending.
Saving enough money for retirement can be confusing and intimidating, which can prevent people from thinking about it altogether. This lack of planning is just one threat to your future’s financial security. Whether you’ve been planning for years or you’re just starting out, here are seven threats to your retirement to keep in mind.
For most everyone, following the basic money rules is the path to success. However, just like all rules, there are exceptions. Knowing when to break a money rule can be the key to long term financial success.
It’s July, half the year has already passed and if you haven’t achieved all of your financial goals, don’t worry. There is plenty of time to straighten out your problems and get back on track with your financial goals with a few simple strategies.
Disputes about money continues to be cited as the number one reason that couples in committed relationships have troubles. Often times these problems could have been avoided if the couples actually talked about money. Only a few subjects really need to be broached by couples to have an effective long term relationship as it relates to money issues.