63% of Americans Say Coronavirus has Impacted Finances

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is a global pandemic, and its effects can be felt throughout all aspects of life. The empty office spaces, barren grocery store shelves and lonely remote workers tell a new story that hasn’t been told before. In this time of uncertainty, Americans are feeling less confident in their finances. Nearly two-thirds (63%) … Read more

Should I Be Paying Myself First?

“Dear Paul, Can I run my vanguard index fund assett allocation by you? Also planning to move and buy a more expensive home and would love some guidance there. So, I’m still sort of polishing up the exact percentages, but contributing roughly $4-5k each month approaching $250k total in our Vanguard taxable investment account this … Read more

Are you Sabotaging Your Financial Success? 7 Key Indicators.

It’s not that you don’t care about your finances…it’s just that you can’t seem to get really get them reigned in, right? You start out with good intentions- †to start a budget, to start saving more, to stop the impulse shopping…but every month something seems to happen and your righteous path to financial freedom and … Read more

Three Important Personal Finance Ideas You Can Use Now!

The following guest post was contributed by Dan Boylan. Dan Boylan is a lifelong practitioner of debt free living. He teaches classes out of Fort Wayne, IN at the University of St. Francis. He has a basic belief that all people can live healthy, happy debt free lives. He has spoken at numerous events and … Read more

Wow! Free Help With Investing, Financial Planning, Retirement, Entrepreneurship, Executive Benefits or Insurance Issues is Now Available Here.

If you have a saving, investing or retirement related question you’d like to ask, well you’ve come to the right place. Paul Bennett is an old friend who I have known for many years. He provides excellent advice and has helped many people. He’s a Certified Financial Planner, a Chartered Financial Consultant, Accredited Investment Fiduciary, … Read more

This Time I Asked “Do You Think You Are a Failure When You Break Your Budget?”

Recently I was over on the Finance Your Life blog and asked Doctor S, the blogger there for his opinion on the following question: “Do you become a financial failure when you break the budget just trying to get a bit of fun in your life when everything else around is stressful at home, at … Read more