Archives for April 2013

The Surprising Way to have an Awesome Financial Life

The Surprising Way to have an Awesome Financial Life

The following is a post from Jackie at The Debt Myth. Check out her sweet blog and debt iPhone App after reading how to rock your financial life. Thanks for sharing, Jackie, as I finish up the last tax returns this week! Did you know that debt and the failure to thrive financially are often caused by just two things? They're things that can be fixed with a little bit of persistence and time. So what are they? They are: the lack of a plan for your money; and... not having an adequate emergency fund Luckily, creating a realistic budget that takes your actual life into account -- and … [Read more...]

Five Ways To Screw Up Your Finances

Five Ways To Screw Up Your Finances

The following is a post from Jon at Money Smart Guides. LISTEN TO HIS ADVICE AND DON'T SCREW UP YOUR MONEY! Thanks for helping out Jon as I finish up that last returns of the season. We all make mistakes with our money. Sometimes we get suckered into “buying more to save more” or we buy something we really don’t need because of how low the price is. In both of these cases, the mistake is not a large financial mistake. Instead we chalk it up as the price of a learning experience. But there are a handful of mistakes that we make with our money that has a long-term impact on our future. Five in … [Read more...]