Category: Savings

Getting close To Retirement Age

Getting close To Retirement Age

For many people, the closer they get to retirement, the more concerned they get about whether they have saved enough or not. And it’s understandable. With life expectancy climbing and the ability to not...

Impulse Spending or Over Spending? Where do you fit?

Impulse Spending or Over Spending? Where do you fit?

Does your spouse or partner complain that you’re spending too much money? When your credit card bill arrives, are you surprised to you find that you charged more during the month than you thought?...

Is Money Making a Monkey out of you?

Is Money Making a Monkey out of you?

Are you short for month at the end of each month? Do you have 5-10 credit cards, all maxed out to the limit? Do you forget to pay your bills on time? If you...

Should Personal Finance be taught in School?

Should Personal Finance be taught in School?

I was involved in a discussion some time back and we were discussing this and all of us thought it was ridiculous that they don’t teach a personal finance class in high school, at...

Start Investing Early

Start Investing Early

You’re young, you just landed a new job and you’re going to be getting a decent pay check. You also have bills and student loans to pay and there are also a few items...

Do you have a Financial Plan?

Do you have a Financial Plan?

You will need to make a clear plan of how to get where you want to. The financial plan needs to be broken down into realistic achievable goals with a clear deadline. The plan...

The Comment that made a Post

The Comment that made a Post

Last month I had made a post “Needs and Wants, getting REAL about Money” which attracted a great comment by Althea. I immediately thought that the comment itself would make a good post, so...

In Your Best Interest…

In Your Best Interest…

You and you alone, are ultimately responsible for your financial well being. Your decisions will affect how you live on a day to day basis and in the long term. Handling the financial issues...

Small savings go a long way…

Small savings go a long way…

You know, in all my years, I have yet to meet someone who would freely admit that they have too much money. In today’s world, where social security is going down the drain and...