If you struggle with money, mental health issues, and anxiety, you know all too well how connected they are. We are actually rather good at recognizing our anxiety triggers on a day to day basis, but we often fail to address one of our biggest anxiety contributors! Continue reading Money, Mental Health, And Anxiety
The reason I continually create content for this blog is to help you find answers to your money questions – the same questions I had in the past. Years ago, I didn’t know who I could trust for financial advice and when I met with financial advisers, I could not help but think they were more interested in my money than actually helping me succeed. Continue reading My Experience With Dave Ramsey’s Endorsed Local Provider
Someone else is praying for the basic things we take for granted…
This post today is a bit personal for me and something I care deeply about. Let me introduce you to a friend of mine. His name is David Jatta and he lives in The Gambia. The Gambia is the smallest country in the mainland of Africa and 48% of the population lives in poverty. I recently asked David if I could share his story and he graciously agreed.
Many people have differing opinions on renting or owning their place of residence. In reality, most people have an opinion based on the specific circumstances they have lived through. When I was much younger, I vowed to never rent because I felt it was a waste of money. Why would I pay off another persons mortgage when I could get a loan myself? Let me give you a little insight as to how that viewpoint punched me right in the face.
Say what you mean, but don’t say it mean – Andrew Wachter
How often have you heard, “it’s not what you say, but how you say it?” I can remember several times when my “tone” has gotten me in trouble. Intentional or not, our communication skills, or lack thereof, are responsible for a vast majority of our financial relationship issues. Often our communication issues come down to a lack of time to properly communicate. Continue reading The Best Financial Advice for Couples
Here is a quick confession. I did not start writing down my goals and plans down on paper until I became older. When I was younger, I was driven and had a much better memory. As I have grown older, my drive is the same but my memory is not.
Can you guess what it is? If you guessed 59% do not have a monthly budget – you would be right! Wait! Wait! Keep reading! I promise this isn’t another boring budget article stating random statistics about why you should budget. Let’s go over the common misconceptions of a budget to create a believer out of you. It won’t hurt – I promise. Continue reading 59% of American’s Are Making This HUGE Financial Mistake!