How To Track Your Expenses Like A Pro

How To Track Your Expenses Like A Pro

Tracking expenses is a key step on the path to creating a balanced budget. While expense tracking can be a daunting chore in the beginning, once you’ve gotten the hang of it, you’ll likely find it quite empowering. Having a clear picture of where your money is going...
Short-Term vs Long-Term Financial Goals

Short-Term vs Long-Term Financial Goals

Financial planners talk (and write) a lot about differentiating between short-term and long-term financial goals. If you’re trying to create a budget, it’s important to know the difference between these types of goals. While it may seem self-explanatory at first...
5 Tips For Avoiding Financial Stress

5 Tips For Avoiding Financial Stress

A recent study by Northwestern Mutual found that over fifty percent of people have anxiety about money either “all the time” or “often.” That’s a lot of stress. Feeling that way about your finances can hurt other areas of your life as...
4 Smart Things To Do With Your Tax Refund

4 Smart Things To Do With Your Tax Refund

Last year, the average tax refund was $2,899. For most households, that’s a sizeable amount of money that can be put to good use. Regardless of if you’ve already gotten your refund or are still waiting for it, it’s a good idea to have a plan for it. The following four...