Consider Yourself Fortunate – Retirement simple money man

Consider Yourself Fortunate – Retirement

Reading Time: 4 minutesIf you’re reading this, you probably have some basic financial knowledge. You are probably saving some money regularly. You probably think about your retirement periodically.   You’ve probably gone online and checked out a couple of tools to see if you’re on track. Am I…

4 R’s – Reconcile, Redeem, Reinvest, REPEAT! simple money man

4 R’s – Reconcile, Redeem, Reinvest, REPEAT!

Reading Time: 3 minutesHow will you project your financial future if you don’t learn from your past? We all make financial mistakes; the key is to learn from them so we don’t continue to make the same mistakes. One way is detection – and that comes thru reconciling….

Spending on Lunch – A Personal Experiment simple money man

Spending on Lunch – A Personal Experiment

Reading Time: 3 minutesDoes spending give us satisfaction? Does the item or service we receive from spending give us satisfaction? Does too much or too little or it result correlate to the same level of satisfaction? I decided to do a little experiment using lunch as the subject…

Spending & Saving During the Holidays simple money man

Spending & Saving During the Holidays

Reading Time: 3 minutes  Let’s face it. Many of us have to allocate/carve/set aside whatever you want to call it a separate budget for the holidays. Between restaurants and gifts for friends, family, and even co-workers, by the end of December, we have eaten into January’s budget and…

How Will President Elect Trump Affect Me Financially

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe election is over, FINALLY. No more crazy debates, controversial tweets, and other political gossip, I hope. Now it doesn’t matter how we voted, how we feel, good or bad, we will have a new President in January: Donald Trump. So how will his policies…

Ways to Avoid Spending simple money man

Ways to Avoid Spending

Reading Time: 3 minutesThree Ways to Avoid Spending: During my lunchbreak at work, I usually only do a couple of things: one – I go to the gym and workout, two – on my off days from the gym (maybe 1 or 2 days each week, I’ll go…