How to Develop Healthy Financial Communication and Financial Oneness in Marriage

Over the last couple of weeks, my wife and I have been having some serious fundamental discussions about money. Just last week, we decided to say adios to our budget.  Yesterday, we tried to decide if we should pay for the family to go out to eat.  Then we had a conversation about an appropriate travel budget for 2012. It was only this morning that I realized how blessed I am. I'm blessed … [Read more...]

What Every Teen Ought to Know About Part Time Work

Decide to work at least during the summer if not during the school year You will be in great shape if you get through college with a zero net worth. This would mean you don’t owe anything, but you don’t own anything either.  Even better would be if you made it out of school with no debt and owned (completely paid for) something like a car. Think of your financial life as if you were … [Read more...]