Putting Money in Order

If given a choice, which would you choose? Freedom or frustration? I know it seems like a ridiculous question. But, over the years, I can see where I often chose frustration over freedom when I chose what to do with my hard-earned cash. It wasn't on purpose, of course. It's just that I had some … Continue reading Putting Money in Order

This Time is Different…For Me

I know it's been awhile since I've posted anything here. With all of the news around COVID-19, I had a little trouble wrapping my brain around how all of this can eventually come back around to personal finance and how we execute our personal financial plans. I was batting around an idea when I came … Continue reading This Time is Different…For Me

The Stock Market Won’t Save You; Invest Anyway

Forgive me for the somewhat splashy title on this post. And, I know, writing this post on the heels of a rough week in the stock market probably doesn't help. But, there is an idea that I hear from time to time as I listen to financial podcasts. To be clear, I don't hear this … Continue reading The Stock Market Won’t Save You; Invest Anyway

Cash Flow Management System: The Comparison

OK. So, first, we looked at our income. Then, we looked at the necessary expenses that we have. Now, we run a quick comparison to see where we stand, so far. The comparison is rather simple. Estimated Income - Estimated Expenses (from necessities) = "where we stand, so far." Once you've performed the above calculation, … Continue reading Cash Flow Management System: The Comparison