Considerations For Downsizing simple money man

Considerations For Downsizing

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Recently at a party, I had the pleasure of chatting with a good friend whom I wish I could see more often. He mentioned that he plans to move from Virginia to Maryland; primarily to be closer to the family. The move also aims…

When An Emergency Strikes simple money man

When An Emergency Strikes

Reading Time: 4 minutes    Immediate action is required. In order for us to take immediate action to address emergencies, planning needs to take place in advance. Most of that planning involves saving money right?   Emergencies can mean losing a job, fixing a leaky roof, paying for…

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us simple money man

Your Crazy Spending Helps The Rest of Us

Reading Time: 4 minutes    For many people, the savings rate recommended by financial planners is outrageous whether it’s 10% or 15% of their annual income. For others, it’s a piece of cake. Increasing your savings rate by a significant percentage and on a consistent basis really does…

Slow and Steady to Financial Freedom

Reading Time: 5 minutes    Most of you all have probably heard of the classic fable of The Tortoise and the Hare. I learned about it in elementary school. Needless to say, it’s a fable that can be applied to us adults as well.  And especially in the area…

What's Your Money System simple money man

What’s Your Money System?

Reading Time: 4 minutesWe live in a time where so many of our financial tasks have become easier and quicker with computers. We can pay our bills online, we can deposit our checks online, we can save our money online, we can invest and then reinvest online, and…

How Much Cash Should I Carry simple money

How Much Cash Should I Carry?

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis is a very common question that people come back to and reevaluate time and time again. And really I would say that less cash = less risk. We live in an age where we can pay for almost anything with a credit card, heck…

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