One of the best ways to keep your finances on the right track is to give to charity. Giving money away can be a great way to ensure that you have well-rounded finances. However, you don't have to just ... Read More about Creative Ways to Give to Charity without Breaking the Bank
One of the best things you can do for your finances is to make mindful decisions about how you spend your money. Too often, we just spend money without stopping to think, "Should I buy it?" Just ... Read More about How to Decide if a Purchase is Worth It
For many consumers, the rise of financial apps like Mint are exciting. These types of apps make it easy to track spending, and look for patterns. However, these types of apps that automatically track ... Read More about Should You Track Your Spending Manually?
It was with interest that I read Ryan's recent post about joining the Air National Guard. One of the things that struck me is that he has the freedom to create a lifestyle that he enjoys, and that ... Read More about Do Your Resources Support Your Lifestyle?
I think that paying movers just might be worth the cost. My recent cross-country move involved full-service movers, and it's been awesome. This isn't our first cross-country rodeo; it's our third. ... Read More about Is It Worth It To Pay Movers?
I recently made the trek across the country to take up a new abode. I've researched the area that my family is moving to, and found that the bank that we currently use for all our primary money needs ... Read More about Moving and Banking: Do You Change Things Up When You Move?
We often think of investing as a “grown up” thing to do. Many of us don’t think about letting our kids invest. However, this can be a mistake. Now is the perfect time to help your child start ... Read More about 3 Reasons to Help Your Child Invest
When I graduated with my Master's in Journalism, I thought I was going to focus mainly on science writing. And, in truth, that's what I did at first. I wrote for a physics web site, got a gig as a ... Read More about How Learning “Math for Life” Can Help You Make Better Financial Decisions
One of the things that has disturbed me recently is the fact that some of the people in my life attach an absurd amount of importance to money. Specifically, they measure someone’s worth as a person ... Read More about Net Worth and Personal Worth – Does Money Define You?
When it comes to money, it's not so much how much you have that matters as what you do with it. Of course, we're all different, so you have to figure out what works for you. But research does provide ... Read More about What You Spend Your Money on Matters: What Will Make You Happy?