Not According to Plan

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett In my posts over the year I have been blogging, I have mentioned a lot of creating a financial plan. It is certainly important to have goals, dreams and aspirations along with an idea of how you will get there.…

The Reality of 401k Loans

“Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.” -Nathan W. Morris Saving for retirement is certainly one of the best financial decisions you can make in order to help your future self. Not only will it allow you to maintain an income after you stop working, but it will also allow your money…

Credit Report Surprise

Credit report monitoring is something that has certainly exploded over the past few years. It seems like you can’t pop on the TV or radio, browse the Internet or even scroll through your phone without seeing an ad for some sort of credit monitoring service. The apps we use to help with our finances even…

Thinking Bigger

When was the last time you not only thought about your goals, dreams and aspirations, but actually discussed them with your significant other, a friend or someone close to you? We tend to get so caught up in the everyday tasks of going to work, paying the bills, cleaning the house, picking up the kids,…