What to do when you are deep in debt With the holidays right around the corner, I felt it fitting to talk about the “other” gift that santa tends to bring… massive DEBT! Please do not worry or be ashamed, most of us have been there before. Believe me, even Dave and I have made some dumb financial moves along the way. The only thing we encourage is that you LEARN from your mistakes. Lots of research
You are what you drive It’s true, isn’t it? Whenever you see a nice fancy sports car the 1st thing you think of is that person must have money in order to buy that nice of a vehicle. Large income! Right? It is a natural response whenever we see something of value whether it is a car, house, electronics, you name it. A superficial response. That person must be loaded. Well, I am here to tell you to stop thinking
Investing at all-time highs With the latest market turmoil that we had in October 2018, it got me wondering how to stay focused and continue the path to saving for retirement when investing at all-time highs. Some people think the stock market only has one way to go and that is down. Here is a blip of what has happened in the stock market for the 2018 Year to date. Stocks are in blue and black line is bonds.
Money Moves to Make NOW As 2018 draws to a close, it is a great time to look back on the year that was and also start our planning for 2019. Did you have any major financial milestones in 2018? How about financial turmoil? Often it helps to think about our successes as well as our failures so that we can replicate the good next year but also avoid falling into the same traps again and again. In this post
Let the purge begin No, I am not talking about the movies where once a year crime is made legal. I am talking about purging your belongings. Have you ever thought about getting rid of some stuff? I am sure you have, but then thought it would be too hard. I don’t have the time. Well, I thought the same things until I decided some stuff needed to go. I couldn’t be happier about it. I got rid of