Managing your money is not rocket science. Many argue that much of it is just common sense. So why would anyone – much less a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) – pay for financial advice instead of taking a do-it-yourself (DIY) approach? I tell all in my new article on the Guidevine blog.
Managing your money is just like riding a bike. OK, at first glance, it might not seem like these disciplines have much in common. But it turns out there's a lot to be learned about personal finance from hitting the road or trail on two wheels. Read about it in my new article on societyofgrownups.com.
I was a mere 22 years old. She -- my black Dodge Charger with red pleather interior -- hadn't even reached her first birthday. Life was good. Then a rude awakening set the stage for a financial planning lesson I would never forget. Read about it in my new article on the Society of Grownups blog.
When it comes to getting healthy, wealthy, and wise, Health Savings Accounts (HSA) have got "early to bed, early to rise" beat, hands-down. Read why in my new article "Your Triple Tax-Free Health Savings Account: Financial Planning MVP" on GuideVine.com.
It might not be as star-studded as Comic-Con or as fur-covered as CatCon. But FinCon'17, a conference targeted at a self-described "energetic community of money media nerds," did not disappoint. It was a mind-blowing lesson in what’s possible when a diverse group of smart people, cutting edge technology, and a culture of sharing coexist. But what's in it for you non-money media nerds?