Joining the military is never an easy decision, and people will go that route for a million different reasons. And one thing that changes, pretty much for the rest of your life, is your relationship to money. And there are a lot of reasons for that, but the important part is that military veterans work through their post-military... more →
Retirement is an exciting finish line that people dream about for decades. It marks the chapter of your life which all your hard work finally pays off and you are no longer required to remain in the rat race of the professional world.
Some people retire quite young after early success, while others wait until they are well... more →
Having a good head on your shoulders financially means being able to make decisions that not only suit your financial situation in the present but also set yourself up for success at a later time.
People who have financial intelligence make decisions that benefit the bigger picture and are carefully thought out tactics based on... more →
It is very common to hear people talk about how broke they are. The average American when compared to somebody in a third world country is obviously rich, but to the people who are living in their situations, they honestly don’t have the money in their bank accounts to make ends meet.
This is a complex issue, but ultimately gets... more →
If there ever was a sensitive topic, it is personal money management. Whether you believe a friend is stingy or a chronic overspender, you are unlikely to bring up their management of personal finance while hanging out. Everyone manages money differently, but that does not mean everyone handles it well. Learning how to make your... more →
When it comes to money, investments, budgeting and planning, it’s a tough balance to strike. You want to make sure any money spent now will be “worth it” in the future, but that’s not always a sure thing. For example, it’s always cheaper to get a whole term life insurance policy the younger you are, but when you have no... more →
Everyone deserves a vacation now and again, and your family is no exception – you all need a break from work and some time to spend together. A vacation is good for your mental health and gives you time to create lasting memories with the people you care about.
If you have kids, traveling can be so expensive that a vacation seems... more →
In an ideal world we would be able to buy everything our little hearts desired. Sadly most of us are not that lucky and any expensive purchases require forethought and planning. Owning the latest technology is pretty cool. It is great to be able to watch movies on a surround sound home entertainment system or log into Facebook... more →
When it comes to choosing the right career, this can be challenging. You will want to select one that you can enjoy and make a decent living at while doing it. If you love working with numbers, then it is possible you’ll enjoy a career in finance and accounting. This can open many opportunities for you. By knowing some of the best... more →