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Created on Monday, 17 November 2014 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Simple Saving, Smart Spending, Money Management, Trustworthy Advice
I frequently get questions about how to invest and build long-term wealth. If you really want the secret of wealth-building, you have to be prepared for a simple, boring, tried-and-true answer: saving. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Trustworthy Advice, Financial Fitness, That’s So Money
Summer can get the best of anyone, even those of us normally considered ‘on top of it’. Something about the heat frying your brain and the long days that give you that false sense of endless time to be ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Financial Fitness, Defeating Debt, Trustworthy Advice
Seeing a doctor for a checkup usually isn’t something to look forward to, and going to the dentist can be just as bad! Hopefully we get a clean bill of health and move on with our lives. Yet many times ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Easy Investing, Trustworthy Advice, Investment Costs, Financial Fitness
You might be familiar with the ancient maxim “Know thyself.” Often when we’re on the fence about an important decision, people will say, “Only you know yourself well enough to decide.” That’s frustrating! ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 January 2013 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Financial Fitness, Money Management, Simple Saving, Trustworthy Advice
The fastest way to find the right answers is to ask the right questions—or at least ask enough of them. Good questions are homing devices for finding solutions and answers. Asking, “Am I ready to invest ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 26 December 2012 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: That’s So Money, Trustworthy Advice, Money Management, Fun Finance, Mind and Money, Financial Fitness
Nicole Ouellette and Alice Kaiserian will be a monthly contributors to the Wealth Gathering blog with a column we like to call ‘That’s So Money.’ Think of this blog as combining personal finance and social ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: easy investing, money management, trustworthy advice, investment costs, asset allocation
There’s a difference between wanting to do something and actually doing it. Procrastination is common when the road ahead is murky and unknown—but then you miss the ultimate victory: the “I did it!” So ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: understanding risk, retirement, financial freedom, investment costs, trustworthy advice
Sometimes people do things just because they can. Ever see someone sky diving, hang gliding or bungee jumping? What about climbing Mount Everest or trying to leap several vehicles on a motorcycle? I won’t ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 21 November 2011 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Money Management, Trustworthy Advice, Mind & Money
Have you ever been around someone who seldom thinks you do anything right? The worst is nagging, where you get constant reminders about your flaws. Even if the person has a point, it would be nice if ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Easy Investing, Trustworthy Advice, Asset Allocation, Wealth Gathering Portfolios
... 2008 meltdown, the best-performing asset class was bonds, returning about 5%. The big losers that year were stocks from emerging economies like China and Brazil, which lost over half of their value! As ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 15 February 2011 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Trustworthy Advice, Financial Fitness
Maybe you watched Super Bowl XLV on the edge of your seat—with, of course, that bowl of chips, a favorite beverage and a few friends. My latest blogs might not have created that level of suspense, but ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 February 2011 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Behavioral Economics, Trustworthy Advice
Do you look forward to taking out the trash? That’s the attitude many people have toward personal finance, money management and investing. Avoidance or procrastination is the line of least resistance: ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 27 January 2011 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Trustworthy Advice, Investment Costs
We all know what we’re getting when we order that double-cheese pizza. Add the soft drinks, and we can easily estimate what our express dinner will cost on the go. However, when seeking financial advice, ... [ +++ ]