Bucketize Your Savings

Sep 18, 2014 by

Here’s a simple way to think about your savings so you can sleep a bit easier at night and better reach your money goals.

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Diamonds and Dogs #23

Jul 7, 2014 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that can put the bite on you (the Dog).

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Spend Now or Spend Later

Jun 3, 2014 by

What’s your mentality: Spend now and save later? Save now and spend later? Something in between?

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Diamonds and Dogs #22

May 29, 2014 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that’ll mess you up (the Dog).

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Save $100 This Week!

May 19, 2014 by

Regardless of your income, you can choose to save more money, without pain and sacrifice. Try this one-week exercise to prove it to yourself.

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Biggest Money Stresses

Nov 22, 2013 by

Which of these do you think was most often listed #1 by Americans as the source of the most money stress: credit card debt, healthcare expenses, saving for retirement, or day-to-day living costs?

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Baby Boomers’ Future?

Sep 23, 2013 by

Here’s the story of a 77-year old Baby Boomer who, despite a long and well paid career, failed to save enough to retire. Now working two part-time jobs for about $10/hour, is this the future of most Baby Boomers?

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To Save Enough Start Early!

Aug 20, 2013 by

The Web teems with advice on how best to save for retirement. But one recommendation overwhelms all the rest: start saving early so compounding can work its beautiful magic.

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Car Loan or Pay Cash?

Jul 16, 2013 by

Yikes, 8-year car loans are now available! Should you scrimp and save and walk if you have to until you have enough banked to pay cash for a car? Or should you be okay with getting a loan for your next ride?

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When Will You Be Debt Free?

Jul 11, 2013 by

Is being debt free one of your goals? If so, by what age do you expect to reach your goal? Take a poll here and see how you compare to other Money Counselor readers.

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