Many couples are deciding precisely when to get pregnant and have their first or subsequent children. The decision-making process considers a lot of factors, but money definitely plays a big part.
The Balance Between Doing and Planning
There is a force at the heart of nearly everything we do in life. It tugs on us in two directions (assuming we are not "at rest")--in one corner is doing, in the other is planning.
3 Key Ingredients for Delectable Finances
This is a guest post from Charles at CreditDonkey, which discusses three key ingredients for success in personal finance.
Can We Boil Down Personal Finance to Simple Ratios?
That’s the premise of a new book by Charles Farrell, “Your Money Ratios: 8 Simple Tools for Financial Security at Every Stage of Life.” The book lives up to its title—people at any stage of life can pick this up and figure out exactly how they relate to where they should be, according to Farrell. … Continue reading Can We Boil Down Personal Finance to Simple Ratios?
7 Things I Regret About 2010
It's good to take a look back once in a while and see the mistakes we've made. It's one of the best ways to find the path to move forward.
Good Riddance, 2010: Our Goals for 2011
2010 is over, and here are my personal and professional goals for 2011. Would you like to share what you're after this year?
Don’t Lock Yourself into an Expert’s Advice
Following personal finance experts isn't always the best ideas. Here are a few reasons why you should think twice.
Should We Set Money Goals at All? Pros and Cons
One interesting debate in the personal productivity space centers around setting goals, and the effectiveness of the concept. How does this apply to setting money goals?
Planning for Second Year Child Costs
We're doing a bit of micro-planning this month to estimate second year child costs for little Evan. Here's what we've come up with.
10 Ways to Screw Up Your First Child (Financially)
There are lots of ways to completely screw the pooch when it comes to your kids, but here is my favorite list of the ten best. What's yours?