A new year is almost here and it’s a great time to set some good financial goals. I’m setting smaller, attainable goals next year that will help me achieve my larger long-term goals. Our long-term goal is to financially prepare ourselves to get ready to start a family. To help us get there we’re going … Continue reading Four Financial Goals for the New Year
Paying for college can be scary. Laura and Tracy walk us through some of their tips for prepping your kid for college.
If you are preparing to attend college, one of the biggest concerns you probably have is how you will pay for it. Generally, most students must rely on some sort of financial help either from scholarships, loans, grants or ...
What does it look like when life happens to you? Laura and Tracy talk about what to do when you get hit upside the head by life.
When you get engaged it’s no longer just about you, everything suddenly turns into “us.” After Eric and I got engaged, we moved in together and got a real-world reality check. It quickly became obvious that we needed to figure out how we were going to handle our expenses and financials as a couple. We … Continue reading Marriage & Money
I’m not a parent yet, but I have enough friends and family with babies to know that a new baby brings a lot of excitement and family togetherness. It also means rethinking your family’s finances. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about education savings, life insurance policies and the new expenses that will … Continue reading Welcoming a New Child into Your Financial Life
Teaching your kids about money doesn’t have to be A-B-C-4-0-1-K. In this month’s Get Real, Vlog Tracy and Laura help us break it down for our kids.
Teaching children how to save from a young age could help set them up for life. When you are a kid you think money grows on trees, or at least your parents have an endless supply, however, the reality is quite a stark difference. Starting a savings account for your children can help them build … Continue reading Money Savings Tips for Kids
When is the best time to talk to your kids about money? Right now. Your kids will learn about money from someone. Don’t let it be from an out-of-control celebrity on social media.