Numbers Every Landlord Should Know

Everyone’s journey into the world of rental properties is a little different. Some made the deliberate decision to become a landlord, while others took a less intentional path and one day found out they were an accidental landlord. Regardless of which route you took, there are two metrics you need to know to understand theContinue reading “Numbers Every Landlord Should Know”

6 Tips To Tune-Up Your Finances For The New Year

As you kick off your new year, it’s important that you take the time to ensure your finances will support the year you hope to have rather than hinder it. Since our finances affect every facet of our lives, improving your finances can support success in other areas of your life. Use the following 6Continue reading “6 Tips To Tune-Up Your Finances For The New Year”

Defining the Why Behind Your Financial Life Plan

Many people think that financial planning is investment management or insurance sales, but those are just financial planning tools. Real financial planning is the process of aligning all of your resources to support your life goals. Said differently, financial planning (when done right) is the process of painting your dream life, being clear and honestContinue reading “Defining the Why Behind Your Financial Life Plan”

Finding Your Financial Location With A Net Worth Statement

WHAT IS A PERSONAL NET WORTH STATEMENT? Once you have your goals defined and have determined whether any money is required to accomplish them, you will need to know where you stand financially, which makes sense because you can’t travel to somewhere new if you don’t know your current location. That’s the clarity a netContinue reading “Finding Your Financial Location With A Net Worth Statement”

4 Tips For Managing Your Credit Card Debt

According to a recent survey by creditcards.com, nearly half of Americans carry a credit card balance. Since even a small balance will accrue interest and grow over time, everyone with a balance should have a plan for managing their debt to ensure it doesn’t get out of control. The key to establishing a debt managementContinue reading “4 Tips For Managing Your Credit Card Debt”

8 Steps to Create Your Estate Plan: For Federal Employees

What is estate planning? Estate planning is the process of arranging how your assets will grow, be protected, and be transferred efficiently and effectively. Estate planning doesn’t just involve planning events post-death but also includes planning for how your wishes will be carried out if you become incapacitated. Estate planning is often a neglected partContinue reading “8 Steps to Create Your Estate Plan: For Federal Employees”

6 Steps To Define Your Money's Purpose

As important as money is in our lives, many still find it difficult to be intentional with their money and often find that money drives their lives instead of supporting the life they want to live. When you are merely putting money in and pulling money out of your account with no defined goal, itContinue reading “6 Steps To Define Your Money's Purpose”

6 Tips For Building Your Emergency Fund

We all know that an emergency fund is cash set aside to cover unexpected life events, such as medical expenses, home-appliance replacement, car repairs, or unemployment. We also know that the reassurance of knowing that large or small, we can maintain our normal life through the inevitable curveballs life throws at us helps us toContinue reading “6 Tips For Building Your Emergency Fund”