Nobody likes thinking about endings. While beginnings are bright and playful things full of possibility, endings tend to be darker and fraught with complicated emotions. Even when things need to end, it can be really difficult to do so. Relationships are no exception to this rule. It can be overwhelming when you need to think about ending your … [Read more...] about How to Financially Survive Your Divorce
I don’t know about anyone else but 2015 was a crappy year for us. Like seven plagues of Egypt crappy. There was the rain and hail storms that punched holes in our roof and siding. Then there was the economic downturn that cost my husband his job – twice. And then there was the family crisis that ended with bitter words and abandoned … [Read more...] about Year 2016 – New Year’s Revolution
Are you one of those people who, as you entered your tween years, began thinking about retirement planning, or even went so far as to formulate and implement a retirement savings plan? If so, you might think that this post probably isn’t going to be your cup of tea. To put it bluntly, however, you would be wrong. You see, good retirement plans … [Read more...] about Retirement Planning for Every Stage of Life
Have you ever seen one of those ‘Nope’ memes? Here’s one below: I love nope. Nope is probably one of the most powerful words in the English language - and it's only one syllable. Saying nope is an important part of establishing boundaries and differentiating you from me. There are lots of reasons why nope is such an awesome word and I’m … [Read more...] about The Power of Nope: Save your money!
Gold is being looked at as insurance by investors because of one simple reason: since its value doesn’t move in line with other securities, it positions itself as one of the best assets to diversify a portfolio with. For many traditional gold investors, the precious yellow metal isn’t like any other investments. Rather, it is something that is only … [Read more...] about A beginner’s guide to gold investing