Tag Archives: financial plan

The Importance Of An Emergency Fund

One of the most important assets that anyone can have when they are attempting to get their personal finances in order is an emergency fund. As any adult knows well, even the best laid plans rarely turn out exactly as … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

You Can’t Wing It

I have a relative who lives his entire life in “day to day” mode. Everything seems to happen to him by accident. His kids were unplanned (big oops since he can’t really afford them) and he has no career path … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Pushed Out of the Workforce. Are You Ready?

We all tend to think that retirement won’t come until we’re in our sixties or even seventies. We think we have plenty of time to save and prepare for that next phase of our lives. But what happens if it … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Personal Finance, Retirement, Work | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Money Lessons Learned From Home Construction

Many years ago I worked in a municipal permits and inspections department. Builders came in and applied for permits, we issued them and then took care of the inspections to make sure that homes and business were being built according … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Insurance, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How I Retired Early

Posted in Frugal, Personal Finance, Retirement, Saving Money, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments