Tag: Budgeting

Tracking Leads To Saving

When potential clients meet with me, overspending is commonly identified as one of the major obstacles keeping people from achieving their financial goals. They do not know where their money is going. Although they make decent money, they are convinced that they need to make more to solve their money problems. Before you decide where […]

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Saving When You Save

Saving is an important part of money management. It should be a part of everyone’s plan. However, saving is also very challenging for many. “How can I save when I don’t have enough money to pay my bills?” is a valid question that many ask. Debt and spendingĀ are two major obstacles people face as they […]

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Reset – Do What You Know To Do

We all have been in situations where we have relapsed. We fell off of the proverbial wagon and returned to behavior that we forsook for a better way of life. Whatever the reason – temptation, pride, weakness, etc. we decided go against our better judgement and not follow our plan. This can happen with money […]

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Unbelievable?! You Can Do It Too!

How long does it take to pay off $3,562 in loans if you are paying $1,318 per month in payments? 8 months if your Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is between 331% and 575%! Unbelievable, right?! One of my clients was paying those amounts. Every month he was paying $1,318 ($659 per check). Most of the […]

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What’s Your Plan?

Many people think more money is the solution to their financial problems. Some of them do need to increase their income in order to make up for the deficit between their income and expenses. Unfortunately, when many people get more money, they go through it quickly and do not use it for the purpose intended. […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

I would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! There can be a lot of emotions during the holidays for various reasons. People experience joy, gratitude, love, etc. They also experience sadness, grief, depression, regret, etc.     In the midst of your personal emotions, I hope […]

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5 Fundamentals Parents Need for Financial Success

Parenting is not easy. In fact, it has been said that “parenting is not for cowards.” I can attest to that being a parent of three adult children. Parents often put their needs on the back burner to take care of the needs of their children. Often that means forgetting about planning for the future. […]

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