How Fun Money Keeps You On Budget

Have you ever felt constrained by your budget? Probably, and that is a normal feeling. The best thing to do about that is to have some fund money set aside to help you stay on course. Here’s why…

Making Sense of Investing

How to get started investing can seem daunting. Not anymore. This page covers investing 100.5 (because investing 101 seemed to hard). Understand basically what a 401k, 403b, IRA, ROTH 401k, and more are in just minutes.

I’m Financially Secure, Now What?

If you’ve followed Dave Ramsey’s baby steps, or you are debt free you may be asking what next? Now is the time to move from being financially secure to becoming financially independent. Here’s how you get started.

Running List of Definitions

Personal finances definitions on a range of topics from Assets to Investing to Taxes. Assets: Things that put money into your pocket every month (or year). Sometimes equity in your house is also included as an asset, but I prefer not to include it. A car loses value every year (depreciates) so it is NOT an asset.

Your Number 1 Priority for Financial Security

Having money invested or owning a home is useless unless you can handle an emergency. An emergency fund or a rainy day fund will help you feel more secure with your money. Here’s how to build one.

The 3 Biggest Money Suckers

Do you ever wonder, where does all my money go? The answer is quite simple, probably to your house, you car, and your food.These are your biggest expenses. To keep more of your money in your pocket, read this article on how to reduce those costs.