5 Massive Money Mistakes I’ve Made

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Managing your money takes time, effort, initiative, and more than a little knowledge, but the most important aspect to successfully manage your personal finances is ATTITUDE. What is the proper attitude to have? I think it’s one that fiercely guards

4 Simple Financial Things I Plan To Do Before Year End

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

With the onset of the Holiday and Christmas seasons, it’s easy to focus all my thinking on shopping for gifts, going to parties, baking (and eating!) cookies, the hustle and bustle of Black Friday, and spending time with family and

3 Money Decision Traps and How to Avoid Them

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Decision making is a process, meaning there is a definitive sequence of steps to go through to arrive at the result. When it comes to making wise decisions, particularly decisions involving money, I’ve found myself frequently falling into three common […]

14 Reasons You’re Living On The Financial Edge

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Whether living paycheck to paycheck, knowing that just one more payment would be the final straw, or having nothing in a savings account or emergency fund, moving back away from the edge begins with knowing how close you really are. But what are the things or situations that pull people to the edge of a financial cliff in the first place?

12 Steps to Setting a Financial Goal

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Tweet Athletes set goals to win their competitions. Sales people set goals to close sales. Politicians set goals to get votes. Students (hopefully) set goals to get good grades. CEO’s set goals to increase revenue. What personal financial goals have […]

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Treat Your Finances Like A Business – SWOT Analysis: What are your opportunities?

August 31, 2016 Mike 0

Opportunities are external. They’re something that can occur in the future. They are something that you’re NOT doing right now. MBA’s think of opportunities as “outside conditions that help to achieve the objective.” The key for us is to identify and exploit from each opportunity that’s out there to help us achieve our objective of financial security.