Personal Finance – Cleaning up loose ends

For our last email on personal finance, I just wanted to clean up some loose ends and questions that have come up over the last few days.  I have already received a few emails from people who have opened Roth IRAs or looked into their employer match on the 401K which...

Personal Finance – How to open a Roth IRA

Yesterday we talked about where to put your money.  The number one question has been – “How do I open a Roth IRA?”  We are going to try to keep this one simple because it seems like the biggest barrier to actually doing this is the complexity.  There...

Personal Finance – Where do I put this savings money?

Yesterday we talked about 2 different ways to create a spending plan.  Today we are going to dive into what you do with your savings money from yesterday.  Quick Disclaimer:  I am not a finance expert and don’t have any licenses.  This should not be considered...

Personal Finance – Budgets suck

I am excited to finally get back to writing after a rough week.  This week my topic is going to be about personal finance – budgeting, what bank accounts do I need, and saving for retirement.  About 2 months ago I sat down and looked at my bank accounts and...
Work/Life Balance

Work/Life Balance

Everyone always talks about balancing out their time spent working and living.  The idea comes across as this ideal percentage of each that leads to a stress free, happy life.  Like everyone should work 9-5 and then forget about work and go home. This had always been...
Question Why?

Question Why?

One of my friends did a sober October where he didn’t drink for 31 days.  This was a huge turn around for him as he is the kind of person who drinks the whole weekend and has a glass of wine every night.  I have been following along on facebook as he journaled...