Category Archives: planning

The #1 mistake home buyers make

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Understanding the 3 sided balance sheet

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Understanding the 3 sided balance sheet

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How Financially Secure Are You?

Could you come up with $2,000 next month if there was an emergency? This latest article on the average American’s inability to save money and establish at least some level of financially security for themselves and their families saddens me. … Continue reading

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How Do YOU Define Financial Safety?

This is a question I’ve studied and asked people for many years now.  The answers vary and also tend to change over time. So how do YOU define financial safety for yourself?  For your family? Having no debt? Lots of … Continue reading

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Debt Happens – It’s How You Repay It That Matters

Whether it’s your mortgage, money owed for home improvements, car loans, student loans, or last months’ vacation still on your credit card, most of us have debt. Debt comes and goes.  You pay off everything, and then decide to remodel … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Things I Learned in March

Each month as I invest time in my personal and professional growth, I keep a running journal of the top lessons I learn throughout each day.  If you missed last month’s lessons, here you go. This month includes some quotes, … Continue reading

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The Story of the Magic Penny

If you had the choice between taking $3,000,000 in cold hard cash right now or a single penny that doubles in value every single day for 31 days, which would you choose? If you’ve heard this story before, you already … Continue reading

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Q1 Assessment Time

Well, it’s arrived.  The end of Q1 2017.  Remember back a few months ago?  Remember how excited you were to kick off the New Year?  All the goals and aspirations you wrote down?  The anticipation of what was to come … Continue reading

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Helping Your Child Set Up a Budget

Nobody really likes the big “B” word…budget. Budgeting isn’t typically fun, and many adults struggle with budgeting. Unfortunately, our children will learn a lot about money from us, so if we aren’t good at budgeting and handling our personal finances … Continue reading

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