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4 Ways to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse And Make Confident Purchases

4 Ways to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse And Make Confident Purchases

Have you felt regret after you bought something? You know, the “I should have known better” feeling in your gut after you realize that the thing you bought was a waste of money. It is called buyer’s remorse.  Something we all have experienced at some […]

Cash Flow: The Metric You Probably Don’t Track

Cash Flow: The Metric You Probably Don’t Track

Cash is king here in NYC. I can’t count the number of times that my wife and I went on dates to local restaurants only to find out that they were “cash only” establishments. Back then I hardly carried cash.  It was so unromantic to […]

Money Proverbs: Work Your Land, Not Someone Else’s

Money Proverbs: Work Your Land, Not Someone Else’s

Below is a chapter from my recently published book, “Money Proverbs: 9 Principles for Earning, Saving and Giving Your Way to Wealth”.  If you like my work, feel free to pick up a copy at Amazon or on iBooks.   “Those who work their land […]

What’s your liquidity?

What’s your liquidity?

What’s your favorite liquid? I like chocolate milk.  It is sweet and smooth. I asked my daughter.  She said water, but she isn’t well acquainted yet (she’s 2). Wait this is a personal finance blog, right? Right. So when I say “What’s your liquidity?” I […]

Why You Should Care About Net Worth

Why You Should Care About Net Worth

  Do you know your blood type? I honestly didn’t know mine until a couple of months ago. I am a type A. How about your Net Worth? Do you know yours? Everyone has one. It could be negative or positive. It could actually be […]

Money Proverbs: Laziness vs Diligence

Money Proverbs: Laziness vs Diligence

Below is a chapter from my recently published book, “Money Proverbs: 9 Principles for Earning, Saving and Giving Your Way to Wealth”.  If you like my work, feel free to pick up a copy at Amazon or on iBooks. Lazy hands make for poverty, but […]

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 […]

Let’s begin the journey toward financial health

Let’s begin the journey toward financial health

If I was betting man, I would bet that you are in debt or dealt with debt in the past.  But I am not a betting man.  So I am not going to guess your personal finance story. Financial lack is a major issue We […]

What is wealth?

What is wealth?

What is wealth, really? Some people think it is having a large income.  Others may think it is cash in the bank.  Or it may look like a nice car or a big house. A Definition of Wealth But let me give you a better […]