Did you see this one coming? You most likely have heard some chatter at work from the IT guys about big data. Or maybe you overheard folks over in the marketing department hooting and hollering about how Big Data is completely transforming marketing and sales. Yeah, but what about you? Can big data point the [...]
You most likely have at least noticed the back and forth debates on the federal budget. One common theme that kept showing up was plugging the holes in the budget. Well guess what, plugging the holes in your own personal finances can have a much more profound effect. Consider that it makes no cents (pun [...]
Spring cleaning—it’s a time-honored ritual marking a transition from the dreary winter to the care-free summer months full of vacations, picnics, family reunions and all the leisure activities harsh winters do not permit. Chances are your spring cleaning is already in the rear view mirror … but maybe not!
You know this feeling, right? That sinking gnawing feeling down deep in your belly. No, not the feeling from a weekend binge, but the feeling you have when you know you aren’t doing the best you can with your personal finances. Relax, help is already here for you, and it’s available right now in the [...]
Budget—it seems like a four letter word because we fail at it so often. Do you know why we routinely fail at budgeting? There are three main reasons. First, it’s a pain in the butt. It requires some serious discipline and willpower … like an exercise regimen. The second reason we fail is that we [...]
Budgeting is an absolute necessity for the majority of us these days. We find ourselves beset on all sides by the financial perils of unemployment, restricted credit, debt, the specter of inflation, market uncertainties and the list goes on. It is unremarkable that as a result of this mindset, we seek out the least expensive [...]