One of my favorite investment platforms is M1 Finance. I think the reason I like M1 Finance so much is that it offers a way to create a balanced stock portfolio which is extremely important in investing. You do not want to be overexposed in one stock, one industry or one sector. But that can be … Continue reading My $15/Week M1 Finance Investment Portfolio
This post contains affiliate links. This might sound obvious, but let’s face it: personal finances become more complicated when you’re in a relationship. After all, when you start sharing expenses with your significant other, they’re not just “personal” finances anymore. That’s why I recommend proactively thinking about the best way for you and your partner … Continue reading 3 Models for Handling Your Finances in a Relationship
We all struggle with staying on budget during the holidays. You want to please everyone in your life by giving them the best, but if you do so, you may end up overspending, leaving you broke and feeling depressed. You start shopping without a plan and the next thing you know you have more gifts … Continue reading Struggling with Holiday Budgeting? 6 Tips to Keep Your Holiday Spending On Track.
Ever wonder how you can increase your savings and investing accounts exponentially? The key is putting your finances on auto pilot. Meaning on payday, either setting up your direct deposit to go directly into your checking AND savings accounts or setting up your bank account to do auto transfers on pay day or the day … Continue reading Automating Your Finances – The Key to Saving & Investing More
A few months ago, I logged into my Mint.com account and noticed something. I saw that my credit score hit 802! To say I was surprised is a slight understatement. If you have ever read Dave Ramsey's Total Money Makeover, you know that he puts little weight on credit scores because your goal should always be … Continue reading Four Tips to Increase Your Credit Score