Today we’re going to peek behind the financial curtain and see the details of how my family analyzes our financial picture to ensure we’re in alignment with our goals. Why? So you can see how one family really does it, and take those ideas back to analyze your own financial picture.
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Part of having kids is teaching them hard lessons about money. Sometimes parents find it tricky to teach things like deferred gratification, or making wise spending decisions, to their kids without lecturing them. Today I share the story about the role Harry Potter Wizard chess and Hoverballs played in helping my kids learn these lessons.
We’ve all seen the sad and sorry facts about how women earn less then men, live longer, and generally feel less competent at investing. The thing I’ve always liked about personal finance and investing is that your money doesn’t care about your gender. Today I’m taking a look at the fact that money is genderless, and celebrating the fact that when we invest our money to grow, it will do so regardless of our gender.
What does a company do every single year that you use to be wealthier, healthier, happier, and overall have a better and more successful life I’ve taken the awesome Chris Guillebeau’s process (at The Art of Non-Conformity) of conducting an annual review of your life and expanded it to writing your own annual and quarterly […]
I remember sitting in my condo many years ago, creating an Excel spreadsheet of all my accounts. A few months later I was so excited to update it, convinced that riches would soon be mine. But no – I think it had gone up by a few hundred dollars. Then again a few months later […]