We often hear that a budget is the key to financial success but did you know there are many different types of budgets? Picking the one that works for your current situation is the key to budgeting success.
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 breakers.
Even though we are still in the long hot days of summer now is the best time to start planning for the holidays. Read below to learn some of the important steps you can take now to help make the holidays less bleary come this winter.
Conventional financial wisdom is often quoted and yet unfortunately it is rarely followed. This is a missed opportunity because some of the basic rules can provide a strong financial foundation. A foundation that can make a difference on reaching your goals.
Even though summer doesn’t officially start for a couple of more weeks, most kids are out of school, the weather is warmer and most of us are in full summer mode. Summer, unfortunately, is a time that many can make blunders that can turn their financial situation upside down.
May is the time that many young adults are ready to venture into the world armed with a degree and hopefully soon a great job. With all of the excitement, financial matters are often forgotten which can be detrimental to their long term success. This is a critical time financially speaking for young adults.
Being good at budgeting doesn’t have to be difficult, especially if you plan for the unexpected. This added step of protection is often the difference between being successful with your budget or having your budget blown up. The key is understanding the expenses that can repeated blow up your budget.
Almost everyone agrees that financial success can only happen for most people if they develop short and long term goals. An important part of this planning is knowing when and how to adjust those goals when life throws us a curve ball.