How Getting a Tax Refund Can Lead to Bigger Paychecks

If you are like most people, getting a sizable tax refund is a celebration.

7 Decisions That Can Lead You To Financial Misery

When it comes to making money decisions, you need to decide what advice is real or fake—or be able to see the agenda behind the latest craze.

Six Money Hacks to Trim the Fat From Your Budget

Smart tactics can firm up your wallet and put you on track.

Avoiding Tax Disaster—Beware Of These 4 Common Tax Scams

Educate yourself on these 4 tax scams to have a disaster-free tax season.

If All You Have Is a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail

We are surrounded by enticements to find the best yield, the best returns, the best investments, the best everything. And who doesn't want the best?

How To Get Past The Resistance To Hire A Financial Advisor

When it comes to your financial life, you hide your head in the sand and avoid the “scary” stuff at all costs.

I Would Hire a Financial Advisor, But... (Part 1)

Get past the resistance of hiring a financial advisor. You can make one of the best decisions of your life if you do it the right way.

Financial Rubbernecking

Few things are more frustrating than being in a traffic jam only to find out that the delay is because other drivers are stopping to look. The same holds true for personal finance.

Creating Good Money Habits

If you cannot say that your money habits are well-developed and fluent, perhaps it's time to think of reimagining your habits.

Establishing Your Retirement Number

"Look, I don't want to get all complicated. I just want to know how much we need in order to retire."

Financial Morbidity

The idea of financial morbidity is aimed clearly at those who possess an inability to deal with their financial lives to a degree that their financial security is put in jeopardy.

Money Avoidance

You might be able to avoid dealing with your money life for a little while, but not forever.

Willy Wonka and Financial Happiness

Do you have the discipline to make your dreams become reality?

Dealing With Financial Woes During Life Transitions

Dealing with financial issues during periods of significant change can be nearly difficult, if not impossible.

Five Easy Steps to Recharge Your Money Life

Along with the flying calendar pages comes the feeling that you’re running out of time to accomplish all those financial goals you’d so optimistically planned out last January.

FOMO Strikes Again

Who doesn’t love a sale? After all, it might be the LAST chance to buy something you REALLY NEED at a lower price. Right?

Finding Strength in Vulnerability

Strength is admired and respected as a trait of winners; the weak are cast aside as not having what it takes. We need to reexamine what strength really means.

When It Comes to Your Money

"More than 30 people burned in Tony Robbins' hot-coals walk" Associated Press headline June 24, 2016

Taming Blame and Shame

What could be more destructive to your financial success and happiness than wallowing in blame and shame?

Restructuring Your Money Code

Your money code is what you believe about your financial life. It’s your guide, your foundation and the meaning behind your money

Your Mindset Is Making Your Money Decisions for You

Newsflash: your life is ruled by your mindset.

How Your Childhood Affects Your Money Today

Your past holds the secret key to unlocking the reasons why you are either stumbling or strutting in your money life.

Cracking the Shell for Better Money Habits

Well, you may approach money the same way I approached my breakfast: fumbling, stumbling, sometimes getting it right and sometimes complete disaster.

How Your Mindset Can Change You

What we don’t always get is that sometimes, our beliefs and our “normal” work completely against our values and best interests.

Retirement—Dealing With Uncertainty and Fear

If you are like most people, you find comfort in a certain level of stability and routine. Retirement can be a source of great anxiety and uncertainty.

Are You Hearing Truth?

It might be tough to admit, but many of us prefer to hear what we want rather than the unvarnished truth.

Your Money Battle Between “Want” and “Should”

You want to retire with financial security—but on the other hand, you don't want to wait until you're 70 to have fun and travel.

How to Ignore Fear-Mongering Headlines

Take a look at any financial website, newsletter or magazine and you will undoubtedly find stories warning you.....

Getting Your Finances to Go Viral

An idea reaches its "tipping point"—where momentum carries the idea, product or new craze to take off. Think zero to hero overnight.

Money Reality vs. Money Fantasy

There are natural blondes with electric blue eyes, and there are those who achieve the look with hair dye and contacts.