2014: The Year of the Conversation
As we ring in the New Year, it’s common and also helpful to do two things related to your personal finances: reflect on the choices you made (small and large), as well as, think about the choices you hope to make in the future.
Should we really be surprised it has come to this? The National Retail Federation (NRF) projected that millions of Americans will begin their holiday shopping on Thanksgiving. Seriously?
5 Steps to Successful Back-to-School Shopping
Creating a back-to-school shopping plan can help kids develop healthy money habits while minimizing, what can be, a very stressful experience for families.
From Idea to Action
Never underestimate the power of a single learning experience.
Back in June of 2012, I led a learning event for alumni at my alma mater, St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. During the presentation, I talked about the benefits of using a Share Save Spend allowance with kids as a way to introduce them to the topic of money
Building Wealth - One Choice at a Time
On the eve of financial literacy month, it’s a good time to talk about what it takes to accumulate wealth – be it $1,000 or $100,000. More specifically, how it often boils down to our daily spending decisions.
10 Tips to Achieve Financial Sanity in 2013
2012 provided me with many opportunities to interact with LOTS of amazing people throughout the U.S and Canada. Based on hundreds of conversations with fans of Share Save Spend, here are my 10 Tips to Achieve Money Sanity in 2013. Thanks for your inspiration!