Talk with a professional, preferably an unbiased one, if your credit score is shredded and discuss ways that you can rebuild your credit score. Continue reading
Sometimes, there are rules that need to be updated in order to keep up with the changing world. Continue reading
The key to making financial progress often lies in behavioral change. But in order to make that change, the drive, the desire, the intensity of purpose must come from inside each of us. Continue reading
My thought process for deciding when to use a “free” expert vs. paying for one comes down to the question of potential bad outcomes. Continue reading
In any case, maintaining true to your goals and asset allocation is a way to ride out the inevitable ups and downs of the market. Continue reading
One of the more entertaining parts of the conversation was when we started talking about the great decisions we made by deciding NOT TO do something.
The best thing I never bought…That could go in so many different directions and it did! One of my friends had no trouble with his answer. For him, the best thing he never bought was an engagement ring for his long time then-girlfriend! He had serious doubts about marrying her even though they appeared to be a great couple.
What we, as his friends, didn’t know fully was the extent of her ability to spend significantly more money than she earned and more than he would give her to cover her monthly shortfalls. Continue reading
Tweet We usually discuss what to do with your money but not how you earned most of it in the first place. Without trying to sound too much like I’m sucking up to my boss…I’m one of the few people … Continue reading
Tweet Here we go again! Yet another celebrity has filed for bankruptcy. Dionne Warwick owes over $10 million in accrued penalties and interest from back taxes along with other debts and this combination of debts drove her to insolvency. (Couldn’t … Continue reading
Tweet While I don’t sell life insurance, I get a lot of questions about how much insurance someone should own. Maybe it’s BECAUSE I don’t sell it that I get the question. If I sold it, I’d have a vested … Continue reading
Tweet Having spent many afternoons on a golf course and being of very limited ability in that sport, I have had had my ball land in some very interesting places. None of them would be as interesting, though, as the … Continue reading