What Do You Mean The Market Makes You Nervous?

China devalued its currency! Greece is doing a Walenda on a tightrope above a flaming chasm of financial ruin! Puerto Rican debt is in the toilet! The Dow plummets hundreds of points! The chatter in the lunchrooms, locker rooms and Boardrooms is aimed at piecing together the meaning and ramifications of such global money events.… Continue reading>

Seven Investment Truths (aka How To Conquer Greed With Wisdom)

"My broker showed me how great my investment performance has been over the last few years!" How many times have you heard—or made—that statement? While we all know that past performance doesn't equate to future performance, our brains get dazzled by those 5-star rankings. Or that jaw-dropping return from last week/last month/last year. Somehow, a… Continue reading>

Why Make A Money Plan? You’re Going To Die Anyway

  There are dozens of dopey rationalizations people give for not taking their financial responsibility seriously.  While it’s human to make up all sorts of excuses why we do things or don’t do them, those rationalizations typically come back to bite us where it hurts the most. Here are the top 10 excuses I’ve heard… Continue reading>

Just Because It’s Trending Doesn’t Mean You Should Care

  We are an addicted society. Constantly checking our smart phones, our Apple Watch or Buzz Feed's latest list. We have become so hyper-focused on #WhatsTrendingNow that we lose perspective of what is really important Like checking how your investments are doing throughout the day. Where is the Dow NOW and where will it close… Continue reading>

How To Kill Your Cash Flow in 6 Easy Steps

Nothing creates chaos faster than having bills left over at the end of your paycheck. It’s a sure formula for sleepless nights, late notices and harassing phone calls from obnoxious bill collectors. You can manage the chaos with a simple budget that allows for your rent/mortgage, utilities, food, clothing, phone and other regular expenses AND… Continue reading>