Couples having separate bank accounts is pretty trendy at the moment, especially among millennials. Many of them seem to be ditching the traditional route of having joint checking accounts and opting instead to keep their finances separate. But is this really a good idea? While there are many arguments for it, my opinion is that couples […]
How To Get Your Spouse On Board With Your Financial Plan
That’s it – you are tired of debt collector calls, living paycheck to paycheck, and just how much of your monthly income is going toward paying what you have borrowed on credit cards. Or you’re tired of seeing friends taking vacations every year while you can barely make ends meet. Or you just don’t want […]
How To Keep Packages Safe From Porch Pirates (aka Package Thieves)
I really hope none of you have ever had experience the following scenario: You excitedly get that confirmation text that a package you ordered has been delivered at your door, only to get home and find out it’s not there.
5 Easy Steps To Breaking Your Lip Balm Addiction
We all know someone that uses lip balm not just once in a while, but often. I mean, like puts it on every hour or so. And if you don’t know someone that does, then you probably are that person. That was me. For as long as I could remember, I always had to be wearing lip balm or my lips burned, felt naked, and that they were drying out so quickly they just might fall off my face.
Life Stages To Talk To A Personal Banker
I have talked before about how I learned so much about managing money from working at a bank. One thing of value I learned is how important it is to see a banker at different life stages (aka the financial life cycle). Depending on what you are doing and your circumstances at the time, you […]
How To Be An Expert Money Manager
Wouldn’t you love to be able to call yourself an expert money manager? An expert money manager is someone who takes their personal financial management seriously. It is someone that is control of their finances and their financial future. It is someone that tells their money where to go instead of their money telling them […]