Long-term saving is your friend.

Between juggling my family's daily needs, budgeting for our normal monthly bills, and the pressure of building up our everyday savings account, the thought of long-term saving is overwhelming. My husband is a risk-taker. He’s comfortable with investing and sees the advantages of long-term saving. I, on the other hand, am not. I want my money in … Continue reading Long-term saving is your friend.

Less than great expectations.

Recently a coworker sent me a study which stated that one in three U.S. adults find their financial situation is worse than they expected it to be.  This isn’t surprising to me in the least.  I’m currently in that all too common phase of life people face in their 30s: two kids, mortgage, car payments, … Continue reading Less than great expectations.