Finances to Consider When You Become a Caregiver for an Elderly Relative

As people become older, they tend to require more assistance in their daily lives. This means medical care and attention being paid to them almost every day, if not every day. Oftentimes, this means that they’re going to require the help of family members and the assistance that they can find and provide for them. […]

Emotional Shopping: Six Tips for Keeping Your Impulse Spending To a Minimum

As human beings, we’re inherently emotionally-driven creatures, even if we fancy ourselves to be relatively level-headed. Even if we know better, it’s still all too normal to succumb to the occasional passionate outburst. Whether we’ve gotten a bit of good news and we want to celebrate, or we’ve unfortunately been on the receiving end of […]

Reasons to Keep Your Net Worth Private

Here are some reasons to keep your net worth private. If you are a high net worth individual, or if you just have more than your peers, then you may want to consider keeping matters close to your vest. The top reasons to keep things low key follows. Jealousy This is probably the main reason […]

By Saying No to the Following Items, You Will Be Able to Say Yes When It Matters

It is hard to say no to things you really want, especially when you have the money burning a hole in your pocket. That is when you will have to demonstrate a level of maturity that eludes people with a lower financial IQ. If you tend to buy whatever you want the moment you want […]

Late July 2021 Update

It is late July, and there is a lot going on. My tractor needed repaired, I am in the process of getting rid of cable, I checked on my homeowner’s insurance, and I’ve been working on a few projects. Here is a quick update. Tractor Repair My lawn tractor started to leak oil a little […]

How to Budget for Legal Expenses

Nobody likes to find themselves in a situation where they need to engage an attorney. Sadly, the majority of people will seek legal advice at some point in their lives. When it comes to divorce lawsuits, tax concerns, and everything in between, you’ll need to figure out a strategy to pay your legal bills. So, […]

How To Say No to Peer Pressure Spending

How do you say no to peer pressure spending? What is peer pressure spending exactly? It can come in many forms. Here are a few and how to avoid them. Keeping up with the Joneses I’m sure that you’ve heard of this common idiom. Keeping up with the Joneses was popularized by a comic of […]

How to Take Care of Your Finances After a Divorce

The transition from marriage to divorce is a difficult process, especially when it comes to finances. In the United States, almost 50% of all marriages end up in divorce or separation. A marriage provides you with assurance and financial security. You might have had an elaborate system in place working for you where you split […]

Basement Flood and Other Updates

We had a bit of a basement flood the other day from a severe thunderstorm that passed through. Luckily, it was just a wet carpet. Everything dried out in a couple days with nothing being ruined. Others in the area weren’t so lucky. Here’s what else is going on with me as June draws to […]

How to Manage Personal and Business Finances As a New Business Owner

Starting a new company is a significant challenge but can be a fascinating option. Thankfully, creating a successful business isn’t difficult if you take the time to understand a few basic steps. These methods will give you the best chance of thriving in a challenging environment. Reduce Your Debts As Much As Possible Debt will […]