Corporate life can be challenging. If you’re burnt out at work and struggling to figure out what your next steps will be, sometimes it’s best to take a pause. Thinking through your goals and good financial planning can help you successfully take a necessary break from work, also known as a sabbatical. Learn from my experience on some steps you can take today that will help make your sabbatical a successful experience.
Many of us are charitably inclined and take pride in giving monthly or annually to charities. But have you ever thought about what percentage of income you are donating and why? Have you ever thought about aligning your charitable giving strategy with your overall budget and financial priorities? Here are some ideas for how to figure out how much to give and how giving can actually impact your happiness levels.
A multitude of retirement savings options exist, but choosing the amount to save and the right type of account will depend on your own goals and plans. In this article, learn more about what you should be researching and how often you should consider making changes to your savings rate.
Should you focus on paying off debt, saving for a comfortable retirement, or putting something away for starting your own venture? With so many competing financial goals, it can be hard to know what to focus on first. While every situation is different, here’s a guideline of how to prioritize your financial goals when you can’t do it all.
Do you know the true costs of homeownership? You’re not missing out if you are deliberate in your decision making process. A home purchase should reflect and support your overall financial goals, not hinder them. Here are some things to think about.
Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy — loosely defined as those who work a series of freelance or short-term jobs rather than one full-time job. Whether out of necessity or due to the independence the world of freelance provides, it’s safe to say the gig economy won’t be going anywhere for a while. If you’re on the fence about cashing in on the gig economy, consider these reasons to give it a shot.