Personal Finance Blog
What NOT To Do When Managing Money Together
Tips for budgeting are always about what you "should do". But equally as important is what NOT to do! In this episode we talk about exactly that. What not to do when planning out your budget for the week or month, or managing money in general! If you can avoid these 5...
Overcoming Obstacles of Budgeting as a Couple
Most of the questions we get as have to do with budgeting as a couple. Because while most couples know they need to budget and should work together to manage money. It can be a difficult task that often turns uncomfortable and awkward. In our years coaching married...
Should I Help My Spouse Pay Off Debt?
Helping your spouse pay off debt can feel tricky. We share our personal story and the deep, sometimes dark emotions, we experienced while we were going through this. While still preserving our relationship and our financial future as a couple.
How to Manage Money as a Married Couple
"How to Manage Money as a Married Couple?" - the one massive question all of us married folks don't even realize we're asking ourselves! It's the overarching th How do you talk to your spouse about money (without having an argument)? How can you both get on the same...
This One Thing is Killing Your Cash Flow
If left unchecked, this habit will chew through your income incredibly fast and without you even realizing. At the end of the month you’ll be left wondering where all your money went! So what is this cash flow killer?
Best Ways to Buy Back Time
While it might seem counterintuitive for a Financial Coach to tell you not to DIY everything. The fact is doing everything yourself is limiting. Your time and energy is finite. So using your time wisely is the most lucrative thing you can do. In fact, think of buying...
Time is Money
We’ve all heard the saying “Time is Money” but what about how that saying impacts our money mindset and how we manage both our time and our money. In what ways does this push the narrative of hyper-productivity? Is there a healthier way to view the value of our time?
Is Financial Equality Important in a Relationship?
While society encourages us to be independent, two independent people don’t have the best relationships. The healthy alternative is an interdependent relationship, learning to work together, to rely on one another and be reliable.
Earn a Higher Income by Doing This
While most people see it as a one way street – having a career to earn money. There is actually a very strong connection between your financial wellbeing, your performance at work and your mobility to pursue new opportunities. Want to earn a higher income? Start with improving how you manage money.
Do Women Need Different Financial Advice?
As champions for women’s financial empowerment, we have worked to understand why some people say that women need unique financial advice. Both for our clients and our own edification. In this podcast adn blog, we explore the concepts and reveal what we have found to be true.
The True Cost of Student Loan Debt
Most people understand how student loans impact their bank account. But what is the true cost of burdensome student loan debt on your wellbeing?
Financial Decisions and Our Story
We wanted a relationship that was strong and stood the test of time. So we started to look at ways we could set our marriage up for success. That meant making financial decisions that moved us either closer to or further away from the life that we wanted.
Setting Powerful Financial Goals (Step-by-Step)
An important step towards achieving your dreams, is turning them into goals – many of which are financial goals. For instance – home ownership is both a life event and one of the biggest financial investments you will make in your entire life. Learn how to set goals that work here!
Can Money Buy Happiness?
Have you ever asked yourself “Can money buy happiness?” The answer is not straightforward. We explore money and it’s impact on our happiness! It’s common to think “I’d be happy if I just had more money!” and while that is somewhat true, studies show that it’s only up to a point that money has a significant impact on our happiness.
Investing in Your Relationship
When we were working on reaching Financial Freedom, we found that investing in our relationship was just as important as paying off debt. We were intentional and invested time, energy and money into our relationship.
Our Favorite Budget Date Ideas
Date night on a budget doesn’t have to be a bummer. Our favorite budget date ideas for couples who want to work together, save money and improve their finances! You will want to save this!
Financial Challenges for Millennials
If you want to improve your finances, you need to recognize what is holding you back. It might surprise you that these challenges have little to do with the amount of money you make or your family’s financial background. Instead, they all start and end with you and your mindset.
Annual Budgets – Why You Need One and How To Get Started
An annual budget is a helpful tool as you work toward Financial Independence. Learn why you need one and how to start planning yours!