Finances like politics aren’t usually a great topic of conversation during the holidays. But if you are a person who likes to rock the boat a little bit and talk about taboo subjects, here are a few financial topics for the holidays that you can bring up that will elicit a positive response and healthy conversation.
One thing that you can discuss is wins! Who doesn’t like to celebrate themselves or others? Discussing wins is a great Read more [...]
This week I'm reading a book called What Would Frida Do?. Subtitled "A Guide to Living Boldly," Arianna Davis's book isn't specifically about finances. Instead, it's a book about the life and inspiration of artist Frida Kahlo. However, I've found over the years that you can get financial insight from almost any genre or medium. Therefore, as I read this book, I thought about how it applies to personal finance.
What Would Frida Do?
What Would Frida Do? is a really interesting book. It's a biography Read more [...]
I think it's important to be honest with ourselves when it comes to our money. Moreover, it's important to take stock of our personal finances regularly. Doing so allows us to nip problems in the bud. We become accountable to ourselves, which helps us financially. Therefore, here are five money mistakes I want to own up to from the past month:
1. I Forgot to Review My Subscribe and Save
I've signed up to receive a variety of items through Amazon's Subscribe and Save program. Overall, this benefits Read more [...]
Managing money is hard, even with all of the good advice out there. Often, ignoring personal finance best practices is the easier way to go, which is why so many people do it.
Certain money tips for everyone typically aren’t often put into practice, even if they work. Here are a few that everyone should follow, but so many people don’t.
1. Make Saving a Priority
Most people are aware that they should “pay themselves first.” It’s a common money tip, and a powerful one to boot.
But, Read more [...]