6 Tips To Better Manage Your Finances During These Wild Times

As the global pandemic outbreak continues to produce economic instability and uncertainty across the world, many people are worried about their financial well being. Of course, it’s perfectly natural to have some level of concern over your finances given the current state of things. However, there are always steps you can take in order to […]

Personal Financial Update, March 2020

March is here and with it some Spring-like weather today. As I sit and write this, the temperature touched close to 70 degrees where I live. There will no doubt be some more cold weather ahead before it is all said and done, but it is a nice relief today. It also serves as a […]

How to Start Understanding and Budgeting for Your Healthcare Costs

As with most financial subjects, getting prepared is key when it comes to handling the health costs that beset you and the rest of your family. Sure, you may think you’re prepared for the majority of medical issues that may arise, but that is hardly ever the case. With unexpected emergencies and changes in insurance […]

Personal Reflections FEB 2020

There hasn’t been much of a change in my debt since my last update.  So, as February draws to a close I thought I would take a break from the normal debt and asset updates and post up a few random thoughts and let you know what I’ve been up to this month. Don’t Panic […]

Personal Financial Update, Feb 2020

February is here and so are thoughts of winter coming to an end.  Here in the Northeast we’re looking at another month and change of winter, then the weather will finally start to break.  As mentioned in my last update I’ve been making a Spring project list of work that needs done around my house.  […]

How to NOT Protect Your Net Worth

You are hopefully living life within your means, paying off or avoiding consumer debt, and building net worth. If you are, then congratulations. You already have a winning strategy in place, and you probably already know what you need to do in order to grow and protect your nest egg. But what if you suddenly […]

Personal Financial Update Part 2, JAN 2020

January 2020 is already coming to an end.  I can’t complain too much, as this winter has been mild for the most part.  I haven’t had to plow my driveway yet or shovel much snow.  Heating costs are also keeping low this winter.  So, how are my finances fairing as we head towards February?  Here […]

Building a Stone Veneer Wall at Our Camp

I’m posting a mid-month update. No changes to assets or debts since the beginning of December, but on a personal note we just finished up a rather significant project at our camp. I figured I’d share some of our progress and take a little break from the normal personal updates that I’ve been posting. If […]

Average Net Worth by Age

What is your net worth?  How does it compare to others in your age group?  What can you take away from these numbers?  Tracking your net worth can help keep your personal finances in check, since it measures your overall portfolio value and not simply your income.  You could have a high income, but if […]

Personal Financial Update, December 2019

It’s hard to believe that it’s December already and that there is less than a month left of 2019.  The year went by fast, but a lot was accomplished during that seemingly short time span.  Christmas shopping has begun, and it’s being cash flowed as planned.  Plans are being made to visit family, attend a […]