Category Archive: Saving

6 Tips to Manage Holiday Spending Stress

While the holidays should be a time of joy and love, we are often faced with stress during the preparation for the big day. Here are 6 tips to help you manage and… Continue reading

What to buy in November: Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

  November is arguably the biggest shopping month of the year. With the holidays knocking at your door and retailers advertising at every possible moment, it is hard to not be tempted to… Continue reading

What Documents Are Needed to Create a Financial Plan With a Professional?

When you meet with a financial advisor to begin creating your financial plan, at first it may seem as though they ask for quite a bit of documentation and information about your personal… Continue reading

What to Buy in October: Trick? or Treat?

Trick or Treat? Here are a few tips on what treats to purchase this month and what tricks to steer clear of. Jeans: Treat!             Denim that is still left over from the… Continue reading

Retirement: Then vs. Now

“Retirement” today has a much different meaning than “Retirement” 36 years ago in 1980. Today’s graduates of the working world must be more self-sustaining and adapt to a completely different lifestyle. Take a… Continue reading

Christmas in September: How to beat the post-holiday blues NOW

  The following is a true story: September 6th, 2016: witnessed an entire aisle of Halloween decorations in a department store as well as on display at end of aisles. Halloween decorations out… Continue reading

My childhood regret is my biggest fear for the future.

As you grow older, do you ever look back on your younger years and think “man, I wish I had tried _______”? or even “what if I had done _______”? For me, being… Continue reading

Today is Women’s Equality Day- Why This Day Is Important to Your Financial Goals

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated on August 26th each year, dating back 45 years to the first celebration in 1971. The day commemorates the vote in the year 1920 in which the 19th… Continue reading

The TRIPLE WHAMMY That Women Face

    Women today face what I like to call The Triple Whammy — and it’s not something that is easy to overcome. However, if you plan, and you start right now, you… Continue reading

BUSTED: The 4 Biggest Myths about Financial Planning

  Financial Planning. Here are the four biggest myths surrounding these ominous words. You may be surprised that Financial Planning actually isn’t all that scary–what’s scary is if you don’t address it!   … Continue reading