Empowering Your Relationship with Money

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June 13th, 2013


While your personal finances are your personal business, having a strong financial foundation can have an impact on your career. Here are just a few reasons why strengthening your personal money matters, well, matters in your professional life: You’re Applying for a Job: Some employers run a credit check during the hiring process. Having your… more

May 31st, 2013

Money and Love – How to Get in Sync Before You Go Joint

Here’s a news flash: Love does not conquer all. Especially, when it comes to money. In fact, conflict over money is a leading cause of divorce in the U.S., and it’s not surprising. How we feel about money, what we do with money, everything related to money, is EMOTIONALLY CHARGED. Stemming from the messages we… more

April 4th, 2013

Are You Behind? How to Play Financial Catch Up Without the Stress

Last time, we took at a look at an interesting New York Times article that outlined a few reasons why many people of our generation have not done as well as our parents financially. If you missed that article, you can find it here: Younger Generations Lag Behind Parents in Wealth-Building Whether you consider yourself… more

April 4th, 2013

Where’s Our Savings? Why it’s More Difficult than Ever to Build Wealth

Historically, those of us living in the U.S., have grown up to do much better than their parents financially. Until now. Today, many adults are not only doing worse when it comes to earning and saving than their parents, but are facing struggles that are resulting in real financial devastation. As a financial planning company… more

March 22nd, 2013

Have You Had “the Talk?” The Five Financial Questions We All Need to Ask Our Moms and Dads

Discussing death and dying is never easy. Especially, when the dialogue is between a grown child and her or his aging parents. In fact, the death of our parents can be such a taboo subject that, often, we avoid broaching the topic altogether. That’s why, this week, we’re sharing The Five Questions We All Need… more

March 14th, 2013

Protecting Your Parents Pennies: Helping Your Aging Mom and Dad Manage their Money

When our parents reach a certain point in their lives, it’s not likely that the family dynamic we grew up with gets turned on its head. Specifically, we make the shift from relying on our parents to them having to rely on us – for everything. And that shift in responsibility often includes helping them… more

January 3rd, 2013

Get Cozy with Your Credit Report

Whether you’re trying to “fix” poor credit or just want to improve your credit score, focusing on the areas that make up the largest percentage of your credit score will help you increase your rating more quickly. Here’s our guide for getting cozy with your credit and staying on the good side of the rating… more

May 31st, 2012

Women, Work & Money – Taking Your Financial Planner to Work

Well, ladies, we did it! We made it through the first three steps of building our Fearless Financial Foundations (Finding Your True Purpose for Money, Budgeting & Protection). Before we move onto the final step in the process (investing), we’re going to take a little summer vacation from our fearless foundations altogether. We’re doing this… more

May 3rd, 2012

Fearless Foundation Action Plan: Protection – Love, Marriage & Money

Now that we’ve covered most of the major wealth protection vehicles – auto, homeowner’s, disability income, long-term care and life insurance, as well as the primary legal documents you need to have in place, including a will, living will and power of attorney, it’s time to do two things: 1.    Get into action by reviewing… more

April 26th, 2012

Fearless Foundation Action Plan: Protection – Demystifying Life Insurance

Life insurance pays monetary compensation to a person of your choosing in the event of your death. The primary purpose of life insurance is to protect those left behind from both financial and emotional hardship, but supplying money that can be used to cover everything from funeral arrangements to living expenses. Women often do not… more

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