A solid financial plan can help reduce stress in your life, but how do can you tell when you’re sticking to a plan? Here are some signs of progress, from your physical comfort to your spending and savings habits.
What you believe about money drives your financial behavior. Finding out your beliefs is a key step to solving various problems, such as money conflicts in relationships.
If you’re a millennial, aka Generation Y born between 1980 and 2000, you hear a lot about your age group facing high unemployment and overwhelming student loan debt. The news isn’t all bad: Gen Y saves more than almost every other generation and steadily increases its financial literacy.
Money issues often cause stress and arguments in relationships. If you and your partner disagree about how to handle money, here are tips on how to adjust to each other’s financial language and come up with one you share.
You exercise to live longer. The longer you live, the more important money becomes. Here’s how to use techniques for physical fitness to improve your financial health, too.
Saving money often comes down to not overspending, and not overspending often comes down to keeping good records and knowing exactly where your money goes. That’s where nothing beats simple sorting and the will to stick to a spending regimen.
Saving is not a goal in itself. To sock away money successfully, you must clearly know what you want to do with the nest egg.
Weddings are a cornerstone of American culture. As with many cornerstones, the cost continues to rise. So does the price of not finding out beforehand how your betrothed feels about money.
Kids start to gaze out classroom windows, the grass turns green again and the temperature slowly rises. If you and your family are like most, you now plan summer vacations. Beware of daydreams of fun in the sun: If you aren’t careful, vacation expenses can put a large dent in your wallet and potentially wreck your full year’s budget.
Living paycheck to paycheck causes obvious stress. Even worse, it puts you at risk for financial disaster when an unexpected expense or loss of income drives you to credit cards and mushrooming debt. Here’s how to escape this vicious merry-go-round.