Monthly Archives: May 2016

This is No. 1 Financial Regret of Older Americans

Most Americans are filled with regrets — financial regrets.

Fully three in four, in fact, admit they harbor financial regrets, according to a survey of more than 1,000 adults published Tuesday by Bankrate.com.

Their biggest regret: not saving for retirement (more...)

May 31st, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Why Memorial Day is different from Veterans Day

Memorial Day is often confused with Veterans Day. Why?

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs:

 

“Many people confuse Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the (more...)

May 29th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Five Steps to Decluttering Your Finances

Earlier this week, I published a post about the importance of written financial goals.  Several readers and commenters agreed that the creation of written goals has been one of the largest contributors toward their financial progress. In reading and responding (more...)

May 27th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Are Your Kids Ruining Your Retirement Plans?

Our kids are often the people we love most in life. They are literally a piece of us. Why wouldn’t we want to give them everything they ever need? But kids are expensive. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the (more...)

May 26th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

10 Most Common Financial Leaks: Plug Them Now!

Most of the initial stages on the road to wealth involve making sure that you’re moving forward, not slipping backward.

Unfortunately, many of us are too consumed by day-to-day life to focus on the countless instances of small-scale back-sliding: completely (more...)

May 25th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

7 Habits of Debt-Free Families

As more and more American families find their financial goals stymied by overwhelming debt, there is a debt-free movement gaining momentum. Millions of people have begun breaking the cycle of consumer debt in recent years, but it’s American children who (more...)

May 24th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Choose Happy, Not Rich

You and your family gather under the setting sun at the shore of your most cherished spot. The kids play by your side as you and your spouse sit and read, bodies slowly baking in the rays.

Happiness, at least (more...)

May 22nd, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

50 Budget Travel Tips and Save Money on Vacations

Want budget travel tips for free? Wouldn’t you want to travel more often without breaking the bank? What if I told you that instead of planning one family trip a year, you can go twice with the same budget? If (more...)

May 20th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Can’t afford to save? Stop doing this

We get it. You enjoy your morning latte, and we don’t want to take that away from you. But we could all cut back on some guilty pleasures without sucking the fun out of life.

Don’t think you can do (more...)

May 19th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments