Venus and Mars and Our Money

October 7, 2015

Do you notice a difference between men and women and money?  I know I do.  I think men and women are very different when it comes to almost every aspect of money from saving to spending and investing to splurging.  The question is, how can we live happily ever after if our money habits are […]

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4 Investment Options for Your Money

October 5, 2015

If you have a lump sum of cash to invest you may be searching the web and visiting your bank’s website to find the best investment option for your money.  Investing is so personal that there isn’t a one size fits all answer to “How should I invest my money?” However there is an answer […]

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The Pros and Cons of Buying Bonds 

October 2, 2015

If you’re looking to invest your money somewhere relatively low risk and still want to earn some type of rate of return then bonds may be just what you need.  According to Investopedia a bond is described as: “A debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (typically corporate or governmental) which borrows […]

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5 Ways to Control Your Spending Urges

October 1, 2015

If you’re one of the many Americans who vowed to change their financial habits this year then you probably need to change your spending habits.  When people make money resolutions they may want to start saving more or pay off their debt.  However neither one of these goals can be achieved if you don’t stop […]

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How to Plan to go Back to School as an Adult

September 30, 2015

School isn’t just for kids.  The Fall semester is underway at college campuses across the country and student bodies are becoming more diversified than ever.  The days of seeing teenagers in their pyjama pants rushing to class with bed heads are over.  Now college campuses are filled with young professionals in suits, stay at home […]

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Buying a New Model vs. Older Home

September 28, 2015

If you’re in the market for a new home you may be deciding whether to buy a new construction versus a pre-owned home.  Both options have pros and cons and the correct answer really depends on the type of home you’re looking for as well as your budget. US News says “this is a question […]

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The Pros and Cons of Buying Stocks 

September 25, 2015

If you’re a novice investor or a rookie thinking of opening your first account you may be comparing investment options.  There are a lot of choices when it comes to where you can place your money such as mutual funds, bonds, real estate and stocks.  Each investment option has their own pros and cons depending […]

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Money Mistakes You Make in Your 20s

September 24, 2015

Some people say that your 20s is when you should learn good financial behaviors because it will set the tone for the rest of your life.  Although this is true your 20s are also the time when it’s O.K. to make mistakes with your money. Making money mistakes in your 20s is obviously not ideal […]

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Should a Couple Start a Business Together?

September 23, 2015

Starting a business is always going to be risky, but even more so when it’s with your partner. Why? Well, the worst-case scenario is competition, and within any workplace, that alone would be enough to divide colleagues. Competition with a partner, though, would likely drive you both apart. It’s good to be tested to some […]

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