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
While the show has its share of mindless reality tv entertainment, there are lessons that can be derived from it, not just for the business world that the show is based on (albeit loosely) but for our own personal financial lives as well. 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
Whether it’s taking a look at your budget, investments, debt or credit situation, the most important thing you can do is identify the direction in which your financial plan is trending. 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 Happy April Fool’s Day! Today marks my very first day as a regular contributor to the Monday blog spot for Financial Finesse. When I was first informed of this new role, I thought it may have been some kind … 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 I received a rather interesting email from my mom this weekend. There were no words, just a hyperlink to a website promoting a weight-loss supplement called Raspberry Ultra Drops. Either my mom was trying to tell me something or … Continue reading