5 Tips for New Year’s Resolutions on Saving Money

2019-01-21T14:59:49+00:00

Confessions of an online shopper This year I bought ten games as gifts for my nieces.  After unwrapping the third game, the sparkle dulled in their eyes.  They could guess what the next present would be: a game. Yawn. I couldn’t help myself.  It seemed like such a good idea when I was Christmas shopping [...]

5 Tips for New Year’s Resolutions on Saving Money 2019-01-21T14:59:49+00:00

5 Tips for Confident, Guilt-Free Christmas Shopping 2018

2018-12-04T11:55:29+00:00

Stressed about overspending on Christmas? How can you find the “joy in giving,” when you know what you will face on your January credit-card statement?   Experts estimate that we will spend around $1,000 on Christmas this year.  This may be the same or more than what we spent last year. Because consumer confidence is [...]

5 Tips for Confident, Guilt-Free Christmas Shopping 2018 2018-12-04T11:55:29+00:00

The Healthcare Debate and My Lunchroom Experience

2018-11-29T14:08:53+00:00

How to participate in your next family debate: Healthcare Cliff Notes With Christmas around the corner, you may be prematurely disappointed in anticipation of your lack of debate skills in family gatherings.  I take extra-long pauses, wondering how everybody else knows so much. I have more important things to do than read up on political [...]

The Healthcare Debate and My Lunchroom Experience 2018-11-29T14:08:53+00:00

Millennials and Money: How to Fund Your Kids’ Education

2018-11-16T16:03:21+00:00

Do you want the best for your kids? Did your parents pay your way through college?  Do you want to do the same for your children? Or, do you want them to have the education you could never afford for yourself? Do you want them to go through college without working three jobs to pay [...]

Millennials and Money: How to Fund Your Kids’ Education 2018-11-16T16:03:21+00:00

Top Blockchain Applications Making Waves in Commercial Real Estate

2018-10-16T10:51:05+00:00

The commercial real estate (CRE) industry is comprised of many different types of service providers, including property management, brokerage firms, banks, and other types of lenders. When a commercial real estate transaction takes place, there are various operators involved, requiring extensive sharing of official property documents, and financial information which need to be validated. The [...]

Top Blockchain Applications Making Waves in Commercial Real Estate 2018-10-16T10:51:05+00:00

Examples of How To Split Finances and Assets In Divorce

2018-10-16T10:56:26+00:00

Getting divorced?  Then your emotions are probably getting in the way of making smart financial decisions. Part of my brain shut off during the divorce.  The logical part. Partial brain paralysis, I like to call it. Unfortunately, there was about a three year period where I did not act logically, due to the partial brain [...]

Examples of How To Split Finances and Assets In Divorce 2018-10-16T10:56:26+00:00

Disneyland Dad – Traveling Disparity After My Divorce

2018-10-01T10:36:32+00:00

I've been everywhere, man I've been everywhere, man Crossed the deserts bare, man I've breathed the mountain air, man Travel, I've had my share, man I've been everywhere -Johnny Cash Wishing I Could Travel With My Kids I was a gypsy. Moving to new cities. Traveling to exciting places. Pursuing adventure. Meeting new people. It [...]

Disneyland Dad – Traveling Disparity After My Divorce 2018-10-01T10:36:32+00:00

Why Women Are Under-Served In Their Financial Plan

2018-09-20T14:25:06+00:00

Women Now Play Vital Roles In A Family’s Finances There has been a major shift in the way Americans earn money in the past three generations. I don’t have to look far to see how women’s role in the economy has changed within my lifetime. My grandmother was a stay-at-home mom, and did not contribute [...]

Why Women Are Under-Served In Their Financial Plan 2018-09-20T14:25:06+00:00

Divorce Financial Mistakes – Using Money As Revenge

2018-10-22T13:15:01+00:00

Divorce Financial Mistakes Money Is A Leading Cause Of Divorce It’s no secret that couples fight about money.  It’s a chief cause of divorce. This blog article on My Financial Awareness digs deeper.  It lists the potential marital issues that manifest as money problems: Communication around money Power struggle over who controls the money Sabotage [...]

Divorce Financial Mistakes – Using Money As Revenge 2018-10-22T13:15:01+00:00

When Must You Start Contributing To A Retirement Plan?

2018-09-16T14:49:45+00:00

Torn between paying off debt, and saving for retirement? Would you prefer to delay contributing to your retirement plan until you get your mortgage paid off?  Or, at least the student loans and credit card debt? But, that doesn’t sit well with your conscious either? Where can you find the balance between being responsible for [...]

When Must You Start Contributing To A Retirement Plan? 2018-09-16T14:49:45+00:00