Financially Successful Marriage: Three Patterns to Avoid
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Financially Successful Marriage: Three Patterns to Avoid

A financially successful marriage does not happen by default.  Managing your finances well as an individual is already a challenging task for most people, so when you add the emotions, habits, wants, wishes and desires of another person into the mix, the complexity increases exponentially. Money can be the source of great tension in an…

Getting Started on the Four Stages of Financial Growth
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Getting Started on the Four Stages of Financial Growth

Last week, I introduced you to a fictitious couple called John and Jane Mills.  On the surface, this young couple looks like they are living an idyllic middle-class life. But under the surface, they are Struggling in their financial growth.  With a combination of cash flow and debt issues, their financial lives are a source…

What is Your Financial Level?: The Five Levels of Financial Being
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What is Your Financial Level?: The Five Levels of Financial Being

​​What is your financial level? Have you ever read an article or a book about finances and thought to yourself, “That doesn’t make sense for me.”  This is especially true if the article is claiming to have something like the “10 Surefire Ways to Financial Success” or “The Only Investment Strategy You Need.” I could…