Optimizing Your Expenses – One of the Keys to Financial Freedom

Doesn't "optimizing your expenses" sound so much more fun and important than cutting your budget? I think so, and that's the perspective I like to take on finding places to cut back on expenses. So far I've talked about making your plan to pay off non-deductible debt, protecting yourself and your family (both your personal … Continue reading Optimizing Your Expenses – One of the Keys to Financial Freedom

Know Your Cash Flow – Not a Budget

So far this week I've talked about the foundation to financial freedom, and detailed how calculating your net worth is the best starting point. Now I'll talk about pulling together your statement of cash flows. What is a statement of cash flow, you might be wondering? It's a concept companies use to do something simple: … Continue reading Know Your Cash Flow – Not a Budget

Knowing Yourself – Your Balance Sheet – 2016 Financial Report

On Monday I wrote about the financial pyramid, and the importance of knowing yourself as the foundation to financial freedom. Today I'm going to talk a bit more about net worth, and share the outcome of my quarterly net worth process. I wrote a bit about my quarterly net worth process before. To be honest, I'm … Continue reading Knowing Yourself – Your Balance Sheet – 2016 Financial Report

Your Financial Pyramid- The Foundation

I've been thinking a lot about my financial journey - the ups, the downs, the good and the bad - as well as all the different sources of financial information I've read over the years. I wanted to come up with a way to share my journey, and help you on yours, in a clear … Continue reading Your Financial Pyramid- The Foundation