If your children are in their 20s it’s easy to worry about them. It’s difficult for kids to be self-supporting after college these days because jobs don’t pay that much and the cost of living keeps going up. That’s not a good combo and it’s a problem for a lot of people. According to a […]
Money and Marriage
No matter how together you are personally, if you and your “better half” are not on the same page when it comes to money you’ll find it difficult and frustrating to move forward toward financial security.
Here are a host of articles that can help you both communicate and learn as you build your financial lives together.
Generally you’ll have a lot more fun if you live in gratitude and focus on the good rather than if you complain and dwell on the negative. These are lessons you probably already live by – but ones that took me awhile to really “get”. Still, I know that once in a while it really […]
Among other things, the recent blight of terrorism around the world (and in our own backyard) makes me think about just how lucky I am. As we’ve seen lately, so much can be taken away so quickly that we have to be grateful and make use of every day we have. Agreed? That’s why now […]
Are you doing a good job teaching your kids about money? Are you worried about them growing up unable to make smart financial decisions? Are you petrified at the notion that they’ll have to face the tough challenges you did…or worse? Do you fear they’ll repeat your jug head mistakes? If so, join the club. […]
Tonight is Yom Kippur – a Jewish holiday that invites us to atone for our sins and clean up our act. Of course there is a big difference between a sin and a mistake but they sometimes hangout in the same neighborhood. It’s true that “sins” are usually devastating. But mistakes rarely are. In fact, […]
Regardless of what’s happening in the economy, you might find yourself in a rough financial spot at different times of your life. That can happen as a result of a big change in employment or income. Or your situation might hit the rocks because of some huge unexpected expense. I know something about that. […]