Pound Wise – Focusing on the Big Stuff So You Don’t Have To Sweat the Small Stuff

We all probably know someone who agonizes over paying $3 for parking or won’t buy a $5 latte, but who has no problem paying many thousands of dollars more than you for rent, a car, vacations, etc. This phenomenon and its simple (yet rare) solution were the impetus for the name of my blog.  If… Continue reading>

FOMO Strikes Again

  “Hurry—while supplies last! Sale ends tomorrow!” Who doesn’t love a sale? After all, it might be the LAST chance to buy something you REALLY NEED at a lower price. Right? Well, no, not really. But it does get your attention, and, after all, that’s the point. We humans are funny creatures. While some of… Continue reading>

Why Working Backwards Moves Your Money Forward

“I want to pay off my debt and live without that hanging over my head.” “I want to buy a home.” “I want to afford my kids’ education.” “I want to retire without having to worry.” All these statements are worthy financial goals—seated deeply in personal values that provide a sense of comfort, safety, satisfaction… Continue reading>