I have been getting emails from a bunch of readers asking for us to do a Tranzact debit card review wanting to know what I think about the Tranzact rewards card. If you haven’t heard, basically, it is a debit card with a positive social impact that provides “Z-Bucks” that can be used to buy […]
I love checklists. Especially when I want to make progress in a particular area but don’t exactly know what steps to take. This is a personal financial checklist that covers many of the steps I have taken over last decade that have helped me move from being a financial mess to having a little bit of an idea of what’s going on.
(The following is a transcription from a video I recorded with Toni Nieuwhof. Please excuse any typos or errors.) In this article I’m sharing my interview with Toni Nieuwhof. We chatted about the new book that she wrote. She’s a family law mediator and a former divorce attorney. So, she has a lot of insight […]
Someone asked me to share my favorite free household or personal budgeting spreadsheets… Each one of these budgeting templates are free… If you use OpenOffice (basically a free version of Microsoft Office)…
I keep checking my mailbox to get an invitation to speak at a school graduation, but alas, the invitation never came. Therefore, I’m going to share 10 tips I wish I had when I graduated (high school and college). 1. When given the choice to learn from your own mistakes or the mistakes of others . . .
The book The Millionaire Next Door analyzes the financial habits of millionaires. It shares the results from interviews and surveys with millionaires. The goal of the book is to give an accurate idea of what characteristics make a millionaire. I found four of those characteristics especially important . . . .
It’s best to set in stone some core financial principles sooner rather than later. Here are some fundamental truths you should always keep in mind.
While I think few would argue that paying off debts is a good thing, there is a better way to accurately see the big picture of your finances. It is called your NET WORTH. And no it is not just a number that rich people talk about at cocktail parties. It is what financially savvy people use to track their progress.