Monthly Archives: March 2018

Finding Your Home: What’s Important to You?

A Place to Call Home Shopping for a home is not just about the house itself. It’s also about the lifestyle of the community that surrounds it. When purchasing a home, it’s important to consider these features when shopping: School Districts & Education Whether you’re looking at education for your children or yourself, you will… (read more)

Car Ownership vs. Ridesharing

Ridesharing or owning a car. Transportation accounts for 17% of an average American’s spending. This is inconsistent with what financial counselors typically recommend, which is to limit transportation costs to 15% of one’s income, max. And it’s only getting worse! In 2016, the average monthly payment on a new car surpassed $500 per month for… (read more)

Do You and Your Money Care About the Same Things?

As the old adage goes “Actions speak louder than words.” On the topic in question, it is fair to say spending is an action that implies values. Which explains why the nature of finances can be so personal, and challenge us to ask the question, what do we value? Is it: Family? Friends? Health? Happiness?… (read more)