Archives for February 2017

Personal Investing and Stock Advice for Growing Families

The first step is Planning. And exploring the possibilities your financial resources offer you, your family and your legacy. You need to take a strategic approach to managing your money as part of your overall financial plan.

Cross Country: Tips For Your Next Move

Many people look forward to moving and relocating to a new city or state. For those who are moving cross country, it can be expensive to transport all of the items to a new location. When you want to save money and reduce your costs, there are a few important tips to follow.

Hedge Your Nest Egg Against the Uncertainty of Inflation

It’s important to anticipate inflationary periods and take the necessary steps to protect both long term and short term family finances. Here is a list of some of the steps you can take:

How Expensive is Full-Time Travel?

Everyone want to travel more but how much does it really cost? Well, perhaps it is actually cheaper than you might expect. The problem of course is that you still have all your “fixed costs” at home i.e. taxes, mortgage (or rent), insurance, utilities, etc. But what if you sell your house first? That is exactly what we did and here is how much our first month of travel cost us.

1st Time Investor’s Guide Infographic

Investing may seem scary at first but it can be one of the easiest ways to build your net worth. The following infographic from Personal Capital outlines how you can start putting your money to work for you.

The Personal Finance Perks of Aging: 15 Tax Breaks You Enjoy After 50

One of the perks of growing older is more tax breaks, especially after the ages of 50 and 65. By making the most of available tax deductions for seniors and retirees, you can drastically reduce your income taxes and boost your retirement savings.

Financial Lessons from Experts like Buffett, Rohn and Schwarzenegger

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.~ Arnold Schwarzenegger One major struggle many families have is money. Somehow, no matter how much we make we never seem to have enough of it. Whether we are just starting our or […]

How To Save Money On Home Energy

Utility costs have started to rise once again after giving us a bit of a break over the last year. And so this year you may find that you are spending more on electricity and natural gas once again. Instead of shivering in the winter and sweating it out in the summer, there are some simple actions that you can take to help reduce your home’s energy consumption. These actions are great investments in your home and comfort.