When you are moving to a new apartment, there are many things to take into consideration – not the least of which is your budget. Moving costs are associated, from the initial security deposit and rent payments to setting up utilities and buying furniture. If you want to make sure that your move goes as... Continue Reading →
Take a Stand Against Financial Instability
If you feel like you're always battling with your finances, be hopeful because many have walked your path and succeeded at fixing their money challenges. According to a MarketWatch article of last November, only about 30% of people can confidently declare that they are financially stable. It can be difficult to keep on top of... Continue Reading →
Guaranteed! This Budget Will Lead to Financial Stability.
I have been working in the finance industry for a while. I started in retail banking, working primarily with individual personal accounts and corporate accounts, then I transitioned into corporate finance on the analysis side. I have learned a lot in the process and here are two things I can guarantee: All companies have a... Continue Reading →
Three Simple Ways to Improve Your Management of Money.
When it comes to finances, being stress free doesn’t happen by accident. It takes intentional work. One of the best approaches you can take is to try to improve the way in which you approach all things financial, if you are not currently satisfied. Think about any relationship, especially a romantic one. It gets better... Continue Reading →
Financial Moves You Must Make In July!
It’s July. We are more than halfway through 2018 and in a blink of an eye, it will be December. Just a few months ago, we were setting goals for the year and establishing our budgets. Six months into the new habits, it is time to evaluate. Waiting for the end of the year to... Continue Reading →
Financials Traps Millennials Need To Avoid.
If only there was a manual that came with life; wouldn’t everything be so much easier? What if, after graduating college, students were given a guide on financial management? What a different world we would live in. Alas, there’s not, and, as such, we all must slowly figure out how to navigate all the aspects... Continue Reading →
Financial Lessons They Should Teach In School.
All over the world, kids are taught to go to school, study to get good grades so they can land a good job to make a good income to be successful. Unless you grew up in an entrepreneurial family, you most likely heard that. However, when you take time to reflect on the usefulness of... Continue Reading →
Are You As In Control Of Your Finances As You Should Be?
When it comes to money, it’s always good to know that you’re in control. No matter how much you earn or what kind of financial situation you’re in right now, you’ll always want to be sure that you’re making the right decisions to be confident and financially stable. But let’s be honest, it’s not just... Continue Reading →
Two ways to stay accountable with your money and be financially stable.
In an article published by the Harvard Business Review, Joseph Grenny tells that there is a strong correlation between high performing teams and accountability in the work environment. Navy seals hold themselves and their teams to the highest level of expectation by being accountable to the objective of their missions and to their values.... Continue Reading →
Navigating this holiday season on a budget and without financial stress.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Since I was a little kid, I loved the season of the holidays. Obviously as a kid, you look forward to playing with your Christmas gifts, but for me it was more than that. During the holidays families come together; Mom is willing to cook the best... Continue Reading →
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How to use your budget as your financial GPS
A few weeks ago I drove to Peoria, IL for a leadership conference with some business partners and friends. From Germantown, MD, it is a solid twelve hours drive. We decided to leave at ten o’clock in the evening and drive through the night. We had a total of four cars so it made sense... Continue Reading →