Most Read Posts of 2021
Here’s a roundup of the most read articles from 2021.
How to Handle An Inheritance
Grief does weird things to us on its own, but add money in and people can act downright strange. Whatever you are feeling, know that it’s normal. No two inheritance cases are exactly alike because no one has the goals and preferences that you do. So there are often no right or wrong answers. These tips will help you think through next steps when you’re ready.
How Should I Choose My Investments?
Believe it or not, the best investment isn’t the one with the highest returns. It’s the one you can stick with. Yet, there’s so much misinformation out there. So let’s dig into the details and avoid these major investing pitfalls.
How to Use Your Business to Grow Your Wealth
Too many business owners operate their businesses in a reactive way. They allow others to control their schedule and time. They don’t think strategically about building cash buffers and paying themselves a fair salary. They also tend to pour available cash back into the business without adequately evaluating whether their business is sustainable and if additional investment will result in sustainable growth. Instead — you should be considering ways you can use your business to grow your overall wealth. Here are some ideas.
Can I Afford to Quit My Job?
With many businesses asking employees to return to the office this fall (if they haven’t already) lots of us are asking the question — can I continue working from home? If you’ve hit a dead end with your employer over negotiating return-to-work policies perhaps you’re one of the millions thinking about quitting as part of the so-called “Great Resignation.” I wanted to put together a checklist of things to think about in your budget so you can determine whether you can afford it.
How to Plan for Financial Contingencies
Personal financial insecurity isn’t always caused by a lack of financial resources it’s more often caused by problems allocating those financial resources. You may have heard of an emergency fund, but can you name what an acceptable use for your emergency fund should be? In this article, learn about the difference between planning for infrequent expenses and planning for contingencies or emergencies. By the end, you’ll have a much better handle on just how much savings you need and where to put it.