Planting the Seeds for Future Financial Goals

Planting the Seeds for Future Financial Goals

We’ve talked about different financial goals before on Everyday Money. But have you ever thought about how it’s easier to meet certain goals rather than others? Why it can feel so hard to save emergency funds for a rainy day, but you don’t have to think twice about...
Newlywed Conversations You Should Be Having About Money

Newlywed Conversations You Should Be Having About Money

Whether you’re about to be married or have recently said “I do,” there are a lot of conversations to be had. Discussions about your future, about your relationship, and even what you want to do for your wedding or honeymoon are all common at this phase of your life....
Do Your Finances Spark Joy?

Do Your Finances Spark Joy?

If you’ve been watching “Tidying Up” on Netflix, you know that Marie Kondo is the guru of decluttering and organizing the home. In this series, Kondo comes into a person’s home and gives them tips for how to tidy up the 5 areas of their home: Clothing Books Papers...
What Do You Value?

What Do You Value?

A friend of mine had bought into the idea that to truly live her dream life she needed to be an entrepreneur. After talking with her, she filled out the values exercise I use with my clients. She put her top five values on her refrigerator and looked at them every...
The Biggest Mistake People Make With Budgeting

The Biggest Mistake People Make With Budgeting

Even though sticking to a financial plan is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions, many people end up discouraged and frustrated in their attempts to budget.  A Gallup poll found that only one in three Americans keep a budget. But the fact that the cost of...