Money Management

My Bad Money Habit

March 11, 2015

Yes it’s true.  I’m a financial planner and I have a bad money habit. Can you believe it?  The truth is I don’t always practice what I preach, actually I should say that I don’t always believe in what the bank wants me to tell clients.  Yes, that’s how I should say it. So what […]

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Can’t Save? Use Digit

March 10, 2015

Can’t Save? Use Digit. One thing I love about being a personal finance blogger is the chance to review new and exciting technology. The latest innovative product to come out of Silicon Valley is something called Digit. Digit is a web based application which identified and saves any surplus you have in your bank account. […]

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Money Only Gets Better with Age

February 25, 2015

Sponsored by Edelman Financial Services Let me ask you a question, do you think your money life is better now than it was 10 years ago?  20 years ago?  30 years ago?  I can definitely answer yes.  My boyfriend Nick and I have both come a long way in how we make and manage our […]

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My money week: Wasting, Making and Loving

February 5, 2015

I had one of those weird money weeks.  One of those weeks where you love and hate your money at the same time; where money makes you happy and sad within the span of 24 hours.  Have you ever had one of those? To say that my emotions are running high right now would be […]

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Is Amazon Prime worth it?

January 14, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, do you have an Amazon Prime account?  I had no idea what Amazon Prime was until I went on a shopping binge last month and my lovely boyfriend Nick told me to sign up for Amazon Prime. Do you love Amazon.com? Amazon is a fantastic website.  […]

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Wealthfront Taking Off

November 2, 2014

Hi Guys, File this under “good to know if you’re shopping for a stockbroker”…but internet based financial services firm Wealthfront has recently surpassed a billion dollars in assets. Since financial services firms don’t magically make money, it means that a lot of young millenials have forked over their cash for Wealthfront to manage. This suggests […]

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Do you gamble with your money?

October 27, 2014

I’m not asking if you go to a casino and drop $500 down on the table for one hand of Black Jack or one roll of the dice.  I mean do you like your income, expenses and debt to be consistent every month or are you OK if they fluctuate? Even though I’m young and […]

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Why I still celebrate back to school

September 8, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Well it’s that time of year again; the cities are full of young students ready to see their friends after a summer of fun, high school students getting back in the classroom after a summer of part time jobs and college student eager to get away from their parents to start their […]

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Old money habits die hard

July 28, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you know I have had my share of money problems in the past.  I lived on credit cards, I spent more than I could afford to pay off each month (as well as years later) and I continued to apply for credit when I maxed out my existing cards.  I think […]

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