Saving is as Easy as Riding a Bike!

Saving is as Easy as Riding a Bike!

If you would like to save more money – for retirement, college tuition, healthcare costs, or some other financial priority – hop on your bike and ride. As it turns out, riding your bike may help boost your savings. Whether you commute to work on two wheels or cycle...
From Abstract To Reality: The Potential Effects of Rising Rates

From Abstract To Reality: The Potential Effects of Rising Rates

  Potential Effects of Rising Rates When the economic data align, and the Federal Reserve pulls the trigger on tighter monetary policy, rising interest rates may affect everything from mortgage rates to bond yields to economic growth. Here are a few of the possible...
3 Mindful Money Habits for Young Investors

3 Mindful Money Habits for Young Investors

Mindful Money For Millennials Habits grow into skills over time. With physical fitness or learning to play an instrument, the habit of short & simple practices early on can take root and may eventually become lifelong health and musical mastery (if you stick with...
4 Money Tips for New Graduates

4 Money Tips for New Graduates

Money Tips For New Graduates (And Everyone) When I speak at a college or graduate school, my message is always the same: Today, this month, this year is your moment of maximum opportunity. Every day that ticks by is a day that is gone forever. If you have things you...
How To Fill Your Retirement Income Gap

How To Fill Your Retirement Income Gap

In a nutshell, a financial plan is a document that balances all of a family’s current financial inputs – the income and outflow on their cash-flow statement and assets and debts on their balance sheet – with all the family’s hopes and goals. It includes a fair amount...
What to do with Extra Money

What to do with Extra Money

Whenever we find ourselves with extra money, we know we should use it wisely.  We wonder, however, “Should I save and invest it or use it to pay down debt?” Usually, I recommend saving/investing first, then paying down debt. First though, there is a behavioral...