The third component of applying business plans to personal finance--the profit and loss table. See how you can benefit!
Hurricanes are both ferocious and unpredictable, much like the financial storms in our lives. Can we learn from nature and be better prepared for our money problems?
Here are the top 5 reasons why I keep all of my savings in an investment account, not a savings account. It just makes sense!
My readers weighed in - now it's my turn to analyze the results and chime in on the debate - given the choice, is it better to save more or insure more?
Readers weight in on the question of savings vs. insurance - which should we emphasize in our own budget.
Learn about the most common types of retirement investment accounts available today, and the benefits of each of them.
People give a lot of silly and outrageous reasons for not putting aside a stash of savings. Here are 24 of my all-time favorites.
How to create four different graphic tools to help you save or pay off debt faster, and to keep yourself and your family motivated. Includes a link to a template.
What do you do when the best of intentions to save regularly turns into frustration, resentment, anger, and a general feeling of complete failure? You need some savings motivation! Here are five things you can do today to shake off yesterday's failure and turn it into tomorrow's success: 1. Stop Chasing Interest Rates A reliable … Continue reading 5 Ways to Motivate Your Savings
This post is inspired by two recent happenings. Over the last few weeks, we have cashed in nearly $300 in coins at our bank that we will use for a mini-vacation in April. The second item was a guest post I read on Zen Habits a few weeks ago about The Power of Gradual (it … Continue reading The Adult Piggy Bank: A Gradual Savings Plan