50 Personal Finance Questions |Get Help Setting the Right Financial Goals

I think everyone would be well served by breaking their lives into major categories and assigning goals for each category.  Fortunately, finances are one thing that already often get included in New Years Resolutions. To kick start the process, I’m going to ask you a lot of questions.  If you hesitate, put an * by that question and go back to it.  Spend some time thinking about and researching … [Read more...]

Start a Budget and Open the Door to a Debt Free Life

While I’ve made my fair share of financial mistakes and missteps, by the grace of God, our family has also made a few wise decisions. Right now my wife and I are positioning ourselves to pay off our house in less than 6 months.  We’ve done this while my wife has stayed home (for the last five years), and we’ve lived on less than $50,000 annual household income.  Oh, and we didn’t miss out on of … [Read more...]

How to Accomplish a Financial Goal

Many people have a clear sense of where they want to be financially.  Perhaps you would like to be able to pay off debt, live off of one income, retire early, quit your day job, or travel for a year.  But how do you transition from financial goals to actually enjoying that reality? Tips for Accomplishing a Financial Goal Financial Focus You can do so many things and accomplish nothing, right?  … [Read more...]

101 Ways To Improve Your Marriage Money Relationship

  So here it is.  One big fat list on how to improve your marriage money relationship with your spouse.  Interestingly, many of those things listed do not directly relate to money.  But, if you can’t get together on all levels – spiritually, emotionally, and physically then it will be hard to connect financially.  When your entire relationship is healthy it will flow into your marriage money … [Read more...]

Free Financial Check Up Questionnaire

This free download will help you find out exactly where you are financially. You cannot get to where you’re going until you first know where you are – that sounds like something profound someone once said.  If they didn’t, then I’ll take credit for the phrase. One of the best parts of this check up is that both the husband and wife complete the information.  It will help you know if … [Read more...]

Free Long Term Financial Goals Check List

I really hope you can take advantage of this free product.  If you get one of the forms and it is helpful, can I ask you to help me?  (Even if you don’t download a product I could sure use your help.)  Could you please complete a 5 minute survey?  The results will help me get some valuable feedback, and as a result I can continue to offer you the best possible material. Complete the survey … [Read more...]

What Are Your Financial Goals?

In his book, The Wealthy Barber, David Chilton introduces us to the average Canadians goals.  I suspect those goals would not exclude most Americans.  Here is what Chilton says: “ We all share pretty much the same goals – an annual vacation, a nice car, a comfortable home, a cottage, early retirement, the ability to give our children what they need and want … and baseball season’s tickets.  These … [Read more...]