Every day, you’re inundated with information. From social media to texts, phone calls, emails, and news alerts—it’s incredible how much information we process regularly. So when it comes to handling your finances, it’s natural to think that the information you hear repeatedly is the best advice to follow. Right? Well, not quite. Here are five pieces of popular personal finance advice we can … [Read more...] about 5 Big Lessons Popular Personal Finance Advice Gets Wrong
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You’ve probably heard the phrase “financial independence” thrown around a time or two — but have you ever stopped to consider what it really means? As you work hard building your savings and growing your net worth, it may be worthwhile to consider what you need to do in order to achieve your own version of financial independence. Here’s a look at how the industry has traditionally defined this … [Read more...] about What Does Financial Independence Really Mean and Is It Achievable for You?
When you think of people who use financial advisors, you may not consider yourself the right demographic. But it may surprise you that plenty of advisors cater to people who aren’t retired millionaires. There are plenty of reasons for younger people to engage with a financial advisor well before retirement age. If you’re wondering if it’s the right time to speak with a professional about your … [Read more...] about 5 Telltale Signs You Might Need a Financial Advisor
Generation Y has, for lack of a better term, “been through it.” Our generation has lived through some of modern history's most monumental economic and social events. The result? Stress, and for some, lots of it. Nearly 44% of Generation Y report feeling stressed all or most of the time. Everyone has unique stressors, but the most common are saving money, managing debt, and planning for … [Read more...] about How To Become A Less-Stressed Millionaire
In our quest to save money for emergencies, retirement, and future goals, it’s easy to develop a fear of spending money. But that's not a healthy way to approach your finances. As long as you have an emergency fund to cover the basics and are saving consistently for retirement, you are allowed to spend money on yourself sometimes! The key is to align your spending with your … [Read more...] about 4 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Spending So You Can Enjoy Your Cash