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Planner, non-planner, or planning to plan?

How do you feel about plans in general? Do they stress you out? Or are you the type of person who finds plans to be relaxing even reassuring? At some point in our lives, we intersect with the inevitability of plans. Whether we like them or not they are part of life. Most things require at least to some extent a loose array of order, a plan. When it comes to our financial lives though, planning is often overlooked, undervalued, or ignored. According to statistics gathered by S

Four Fundamental Financial Principles To Use Everyday

Managing assets is no easy task, but using fundamental financial principles help. I thought I would share some timeless financial principles that I have seen work over and over again. 1) Avoid needless debt. Sometimes debt has productive uses like a mortgage, but financing things like vacations, entertainment or luxury purchases, will typically hurt you. 2) Before making any large purchase or life altering decision take some time to calculate the cost. We aren't robots but us

How Liquid Are You?

We all need liquid to survive right? Of course, we do...we all know that we need water to live. Experts say that a human will die after three days without water. So, if you had to traverse a vast arid desert, knowing what you know how much water would you take with you? Enough for a day, a week, a month? Practical wisdom tells us that we should carry as much water as we can. Why? Because you never know what could happen and having more than you need forestalls an emergency. W