How a Budget Can Create Financial Freedom in 5 Ways

Financial Freedom Know Where Your Finances Are First Since the most important aspect of financial freedom is no or low debt, I will start with debt. There are those who are in horrific debt and they don’t know it, as high debt is a major robber baron of financial freedom – it is important to […]

Your 7-Year-Old Child’s Budget

If a 7-year-old has a great child’s budget, will that make him a frugal adult? It may, and it may not. But, we do have lots of evidence to suggest that spoiled children often become over spending and greedy adults. What happens at 7 could easily happen at 70, since good and bad habits grow […]

5 Retirement Tips for your Retirement Planning Young and Old

5 Retirement Tips That Make Retirement Planning a Serious Issue Retirement tips are for those who never think that retirement day will come, or don’t know the potential difficulties they face when they retire. It always seems so far away, but those who have retired tell me it came faster than they ever imagined. Here […]

15 Golden Rules of Personal Finance Security

Secure Your Personal Finance Security With These 15 Golden Rules  1. Your employment provides your wealth Your personal finance security starts with getting the best job possible, and keeping that job is your primary path to wealth. Consistent paychecks over time will fund your savings, retirement, emergency and college accounts. Taking courses and jobs that train […]

Personal Budgeting for Future Sanity in 5 Ways

Personal budgeting for future sanity; Did you know that your sanity in the future could depend on the way you budget your money today? It does. So, get into the habit of including tomorrow into today. I know this sounds like you are only living for tomorrow and not for today. But, believe me, you […]

Teach Your Teen to Budget, It Is Possible

Is it possible to teach your teen to budget? For some parents or guardians, the answer may be no. But, for others it is possible. If you have not spoiled your cute sweet little toddler into a mean selfish teenager, it is possible. Even if you have engaged in the “spoiled rotten” theory, you can […]

3 Tips For Big Thing Budgeting for Groceries

Budgeting for groceries seems like a simple task. Make a list and buy what you need. Well, it usually doesn’t happen that way. If you are not precise about shopping, the list will be meaningless, and you will end up spending more money than you need to. Here is a short list of quick things you can do […]

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Mutual Funds For Women

Frequently asked questions about mutual funds I have given a lot of lectures about mutual funds. I like mutual funds because, if you do your research you can purchase low-cost and low-risk mutual funds. Mutual funds are easy to understand and invest in. You can do it yourself once you have done some research. Here […]

Get a Quality Home or Mortgage With Big Thing Buying Skills

Home or Mortgage; Buying an Affordable Low Maintenance Home and Get a Quality Mortgage YOUR BUDGET The first thing you have to ask is, “How much house can we afford” The payments include P+I+T+I (principle+interest+taxes+insurance). Most of your payment will be principle and interest, taxes vary according to state, and insurance is not a very big cost. […]