Budgeting

Simplify Your Budget by Focusing on Personals

Simplify Your Budget by Focusing on Personals

This is Part 3 of the Budgeting Series.  See Part 2 here. Budgeting has a way of being intrusive. You can find out a lot about a person by looking at their spending habits and how they budget their spending.  As a financial planner, I […]

A Strategy to Make Your Budget Better

A Strategy to Make Your Budget Better

This is part 2 of the “Do you have a budget?” series.  See part 1 here. So you have a budget.  Great!   But we aren’t done yet.  It’s time to level up.   A budget by itself doesn’t mean much.  It’s like driving your […]

Budget Basics

Budget Basics

Everyone started somewhere. Most of us started at zero… in our savings account. Then at some point, a series of decisions moved us into the negative.  One step forward, two steps back. I remember when I got my first paycheck straight out of college.  I went […]