Join me in the February No-Spend Challenge to accelerate your savings in 2017!

February Savings and No-Spend Challenge

I am going to try something a little different this year to reach my 2017 financial goals faster.  Ever tried a no-spend month–and failed?  Me too.  Every time.  I’m not throwing in the towel on this idea, just going to be a bit more strategic with the approach. I am declaring February a no-spend month for a […]

You still need an estate plan even if you're not rich. Especially if you have children. Don't be intimidated! It's easier than you think!

Estate Planning, Not Just for the Wealthy

Many people believe that you need to have a lot of wealth, or be a certain age, to begin estate planning.  It’s just not true.  If you own ANYTHING, you need an estate plan!  It doesn’t matter the value of what you own, or how old you are.  The value of your estate (all the stuff you […]

Learn how to invest your first dollar in 7 easy steps!

How to Invest in 7 Easy Steps (for Beginners)

Isn’t it scary investing your hard-earned cash for the first time ever?  Of course it is.  But it can actually be very easy.  I’m going to give you some pointers to hopefully remove all the anxiety that beginners often experience when putting that first dollar to work.  Follow these 7 easy steps to invest. Please […]

Easy Blackberry Cobbler

I hope you love this Easy Blackberry Cobbler as much as we do!  It’s so easy that it literally has just 5 ingredients.  Probably things you already have on hand, except maybe the fresh berries!  I have tried this with just about every fruit you can imagine–it is sooo good, yall!  The recipe card is […]

Savings habits of the ultra-wealthy.

Savings Habits of the Ultra-Wealthy

How do most millionaire’s reach this glorified status? By paying themselves first, saving, and being very disciplined.  Do not confuse saving with investing.  Saving money perhaps requires much more discipline than investing. I have been managing finances for millionaires for my entire career.  Here are some of the habits of the ultra-wealthy, that I have observed […]