Limiting Beliefs: How to Identify and Change Them

Limiting Beliefs: How to Identify and Change Them

Have you ever felt stuck in a job you hate? Have you ever felt that you will be in debt until the day you die? Have you ever felt that no one will want what you have to offer in your business? All of these are natural feelings to have at one time or another, but the other thing they have in common is that they are limiting beliefs. But, what does that mean and what can you do about it?

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Fitting Self-Care into Your Budget

Fitting Self-Care into Your Budget

When you’re looking through your monthly budget, you may feel like there is no room for anything extra in you life. You may feel like if it’s not essential it has to go. You may feel like life on a budget is tedious and boring, and if that’s the case, your budget will fail. It may not be today, and it may not be tomorrow, but living in a state of “no” is not sustainable. That’s where self-care comes in.

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3 Ways to Curb Your Online Shopping

3 Ways to Curb Your Online Shopping

We all have unique spending triggers and different ways we like to spend money. Whether it’s ordering baby diapers on Amazon or shopping for a new dress to wear for a friend’s wedding, online shopping can often be a little too convenient. If you struggle with keeping your online shopping in check, here are a few tips to help you curb your spending habits.

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Going Back to School: Evaluating Financial Tradeoffs

Going Back to School: Evaluating Financial Tradeoffs

So much of our financial lives are a result of decisions we make and how they either directly or indirectly impact our finances. Sometimes our hand is forced into making a financial move, but often we come to crossroads. We can choose which path we want to take and factoring money into the equation is a necessary part of that. Here we discuss some things to consider when you’re calculating tradeoffs.

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How to Pay for Big Ticket Items While Maintaining Your Budget

How to Pay for Big Ticket Items While Maintaining Your Budget

Budgets are a great tool to help allocate your money as efficiently as possible. You can use them to watch your discretionary spending, to save for retirement, or to pay down debt. You can also use them to help you schedule out large purchases. So how do you make these large one time payments fit into your budget when you wouldn’t otherwise be able to cover the cost in a single month?

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Does It Pay to Have a Side Hustle?

Does It Pay to Have a Side Hustle?

Sometimes it seems like everyone has a side hustle. Whether it’s to pursue a passion, to pay down debt, or to afford a better lifestyle, side hustles can become an important part of your financial picture. Before you start one of your own, though, there are a few things to consider to see if it makes financial sense.

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5 Financial Calculators You Need to Check Out

5 Financial Calculators You Need to Check Out

We're sharing some of our favorite financial calculators. Whether it's spending money on lunch, or saving for retirement, these tools can be immensely helpful. Check them out today to factor them into your financial planning.

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How to Find the Right Tax Preparer for You

How to Find the Right Tax Preparer for You

It’s that time of year again when taxes are front and center in our minds. With any luck you’re motivated to get that tax return filed to get your refund pronto, but that’s not always the case. If you’re considering hiring a tax preparer for the first time or looking to find a new tax preparer, here are some questions to help you find the right tax professional to suit your needs.

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My Personal 2018 Spending Challenge

My Personal 2018 Spending Challenge

Today I’m getting personal in the hopes that by sharing one of my goals for this year, I will hold myself accountable and maybe even inspire some others to challenge themselves in the process. In 2018 I have given myself an interesting challenge and I’m so excited to tell you more about it.

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How Tax Reform May Impact Your Paycheck

How Tax Reform May Impact Your Paycheck

We’ve been talking about the tax bill for a while now, but despite all the politically commentary attached to it, the bottom line seems to be a bit fuzzy still. If you’re still trying to understand if you need to make changes to keep from getting hit with a large tax bill in 2019, here is some information to help you make sense of it all.

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Four Tax Moves to Make Before 2018

Four Tax Moves to Make Before 2018

With tax reform all but signed into law, there are big changes coming to individuals starting in 2018. For better or worse, there’s a lot of unpacking that still needs to happen, but there are some planning items that you can do right now to save you money.

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