Patch The Hole First! Know Where Your Money’s Going!


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 [...]

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On July 12th from 12pm – 3pm, I will be speaking at a free wealth event at the Mad Hatter in DC!  Click here to register!

Why We Have So Many College Educated Under and Unemployed


The bad news just keeps on coming! Recently, we learned that economic growth for 2014’s first quarter is in negative territory—negative 2.9% to be exact. Then we are confronted by the alarming fact that 1 of every 2 recent college grads is receiving necessary financial support from parents, even though fully half of this 50% [...]

Your Financial Relationships: How Much Should We Spend? – Should We Set Spending Limits?

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This post is part of our Your Financial Relationships series. This series is designed to help you discover the financial topics you should discuss with your significant other in order to have a financially healthy relationship. Today, we’ll be looking at whether you and your significant other should set spending limits.

A Reader Shares Her Goals

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Recently, one of our readers, Selena, shared her financial goals with us. I decided to share them with you, along with my advice to her, to motivate you and to show you that you aren’t alone when it comes to figuring out your finances!

Plug that Leak In Your Wallet: Tips to Save Money on Your Commute

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Have you taken a good look at your expenses lately? Specifically, do you have any idea of the real cost of your commute to work? As you can tell, this article is all about the cost of you driving your personal automobile to work each day. Along the way, we’ll take a look at some [...]

Birds of a Feather but Different Money Mindsets?

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You know how it goes, birds of a feather flock together, right? So you think you have a perfect partner because both of you like many of the same things. Well, until it comes to personal finances, that is. Then, personal financial issues can make it seem like your partner is from a different planet. [...]

Your Spring Cleaning Isn’t Finished Until You Do These Things

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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!

Screw You! I’m Not Giving Up My Caramel Macchiato!

You may be thinking, “It’s only a damn coffee,” it’s really not that serious, sir. Well, let me tell you that you don’t know what you’re talking about. I mean just look at this beautiful creature… This is nothing short of the modern day form of ambrosia. For those of you not in the know, [...]

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