“But all the kids are doing it!” I’d argue as a child when I wanted to do something. Predictably, the parental response was, “If all the kids jumped off the Empire State Building, would you jump, too?” Parents: 1, Kids: 0. Down in flaming defeat. Flash forward to adulthood, and our desire for being partContinue reading>
Moneylogue [mu-nē-log] (n.) blog, writing or speech about money; story in which money contributes largely to the plot, themes, and character development.
Your financial life makes an indelible mark on your personal life. It should tell a story that YOU ARE THRILLED TO LIVE.
Money might be the target of your desire. The reason you work, get out of bed in the morning, maybe even the driving force behind the endless hours you devote to its creation. You might believe that the more money you have, the happier you will be. You work, strive, invest, purchase lottery tickets, goContinue reading>
My friend—let’s call him Jim—is a complete and utter coffee geek. He buys green beans, roasts them to his liking, grinds them to the perfect consistency and measures the exact amount of ground coffee (in grams) for each serving. He—lovingly—prepares his coffee-making machine, making sure the water is at the right temperature before introducing itContinue reading>
I am not referring to the “financial advisor” who advises you to double down on a stock or buy an annuity or insurance product while requesting your signature. I am referring to the financial advisor who communicates with you that you’re not saving enough for the goals you’ve laid out, that you’re not taking actionContinue reading>
How to get your finances in order — and to make sure now is the right time for you to buy. Buying a home to call your own a significant milestone in the journey of adulthood. For some, it represents more of an ingrained belief than a purely financial decision. For others, it’s a goalContinue reading>