Friday Finances: Advise

Today I’m opening the floor to all of you – what is some of the best financial advise you have been given (or have given)? *This is in part because I am having a housewarming party tomorrow and I’ve spent all day getting ready for it – okay all week and haven’t had time to … Continue reading

Friday Finances – Net Worth Statement

Welcome to the fifth installment in our financial discussion. If you’re just joining us, be sure to check out one (Values), two (Financial Goals), three & four (factors affecting finances). Financial plans are as unique as each individual/family. Financial plans should also change as life changes. My husband’s financial plan is different today than it was 5 years ago when we were … Continue reading

Friday Finances – Factors affecting finances part 2

Welcome to the fourth installment in our financial discussion. If you’re just joining us, be sure to check out one, two and three! So what can we control? *The first is interest. Now I know you’re thinking, I can’t control how much interest I’m making or paying. True, to a degree. We can control whether … Continue reading

Friday Finance – Factors that affect our finances

Welcome to the third installment in our financial discussion. If you’re just joining us, be sure to check out one and two!  Today we’re going to talk about Factors that affect our finances. Basically there are two types of factors – factors that are out of our control and factors we have an influence in … Continue reading

Friday Financial – Financial Goals

Last time we discussed values, now we’re going to explore how those values lead us to make goals and how to make financial goals. There is no end of craving. Hence contentment alone is the best way to happiness. Therefore, acquire contentment. Sivananda Let’s be honest, we all crave something we cannot afford. I’d love … Continue reading

Friday Financial – how values influence our decisions

This is the start of my financial learning series… now before you decide not to read any further, this is not going to be like a boring college lecture that drives you to fall asleep. Understanding basic financial principals will help us be more frugal. I don’t want this to be a one way conversation. … Continue reading