How to Budget Like a Millionaire

Most millionaires aren’t driving Lamborghinis and eating caviar. They’re driving reliable used cars and eating mashed potatoes and meatloaf. Millionaires aren’t wealthy because they’re lucky. They’re wealthy because they follow simple money habits year after year.

Click HERE to learn more about Dave Ramsey’s 6 Surprising Habits of Millionaires. 

How Cars Affect your Financial Freedom

It’s not that I don’t want a really fancy car, it is just that there is something I want a bit more: financial freedom. Car payments are many times the #1 obstacle that causes the average family not to achieve financial stability. Spend some time thinking about your current car situation.  Are your car purchases making your bank richer or you?

Here is a great read about “How Your Car Affects Your Financial Freedom.”

10 Reasons You’re Not Rich Yet

No matter how much you earn you could be creating your own barriers to financial success without even knowing it. Here are 10 things you might be doing that are preventing you from achieving financial freedom.

Click here to read Money Magazine’s 10 Reasons You’ll Never Be Rich. 

Financial Habits That Will Make You Sexier

Ditch the makeup and hair products. Your budgeting skills might be the thing you should really show off on your next date.  Money skills are more important than even good looks when seeking a mate!

In a recent survey about relationships and finances, MONEY found that both baby boomers and millennials agree on the three most attractive traits in a potential mate: a sense of humor, compassion, and—yes—financial responsibility. For both groups, those qualities all rank higher than physical chemistry, diligence, and even intellect.

Click here to find MONEY’s survey results on the most attractive traits.

When Should You Start Saving for College?

So when should you start saving for your kid’s college? The short answer is, as soon as possible.  However, you must fund your retirement first!  If you’re already putting enough away for retirement, start saving for your child’s college fund as soon as you can.

Click here to learn more about saving for your children’s college.

Should I Pay Off My Debt or Start Investing?

Should I pay off my debt or start investing? This question, perhaps more than any other, has plagued investors for generations. Ironically, it is one that can be easily decided by using a bit of simple math.

Read more here.